1912 : Ballot Proposal Blunder

September 20, 2018 all-day

On September 20, 1912, it was discovered that the Michigan Legislature made a blunder in preparing a ballot proposal on equal rights for the public. They failed to include the whole amendment and so the ballots would have to be redone.

For the full article, “Whole Amendment Must Be Printed on Ballot : Discovery is Made of Blunder of Legislature in Submitting Equal Suffrage to Electors, Detroit Free Press, September 20, 1912, p. 8.

Available online in the Proquest Detroit Free Press (1858-1922) at the Michigan State University Library.

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