State Board of Canvassers

Fast food workers gathered on Belle Isle following low wage protest for workers. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis) FILE

State Board Of Canvassers Denies Opportunity For Minimum Wage Issue To Be On November Ballot

The State Board of Canvassers said the Raise Michigan Coalition didn’t have enough valid signatures.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2014

No Exemptions For Rape, Incest: Right To Life MI Looking To Prohibit Insurers From Providing Abortions

If the State Board of Canvassers approves the signatures, the legislature would have 40 days to decide whether to vote on the issue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2013

Mike Duggan speaking to supporters gathered during the primary election evening.(WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Duggan Officially Declared Winner Of Detroit Mayoral Primary Election

The Board of State Canvassers Tuesday formally certifying Duggan as the winner — after a re-count in 385 city precincts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2013

(Photo; Charlie Langton/WWJ)

State Gets Go-Ahead To Certify Detroit Primary

State canvassers will receive a summary report Tuesday on the write-in tabulations and certify the primary results.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2013

(Photo; Charlie Langton/WWJ)

Court Issues Recount Restraining Order In Detroit Mayoral Primary

Then the court got involved Thursday and ordered the state not to retabulate the ballots. This means the city, county, state — and now the courts — are in the thick of what could become one of the most pivotal elections in Detroit history.



Board Deadlocked On Collective Bargaining Ballot Initiative

The State Board of Canvassers is deadlocked along party lines on a ballot proposal that would guarantee collective bargaining rights in the Michigan Constitution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

Arguments erupt at Board of Canvassers meeting. (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Board Rules Emergency Manager Repeal Won’t Make Nov. Ballot

The State Board of Canvassers isn’t putting a measure that would repeal Michigan’s sweeping emergency mangers law on the November ballot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2012