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April 1, 2023 all-day
On April 1, 1963, Michigan voters narrowly approved the state’s new constitution, the governing document the state is still run under. After a recount, the “yes” votes won with 50.2 percent of the vote, or 810,860-803,436. It went into effect Jan. 1, 1964.
Originally, the document had 19,203 words. It now has 35,858 words.
Source: House Fiscal Agency, the Citizens Research Council.