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Tell State Elections Bureau how to characterize MCRI proposal

2. January 2006 • David Boyle
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The Detroit News story “Ballot language deadline set: Affirmative action initiative’s wording must be approved by Jan. 20, appeals court says” notes,
“State Elections Bureau staff will take comments and recommendations from the public until noon Tuesday and will propose the ballot language, which must be fewer than 100 words, to the Board of Canvassers by Friday. Comments can be e-mailed to or faxed to (517) 241-2784.”
So feel free to contact the State Elections Bureau; suggesting that the ballot language mention that U.S. Supreme Court-permitted affirmative action will be outlawed, may wake up voters who think “eliminating racial preferences” means that Whiff Worthington III won’t get preferences any more for being an alumni kid…