A proposed amendment to the Michigan Constitution that would making vote more accessible and fair will be the subject of the next meeting of the Livingston County Democratic Party.
Jessica Ayoub, public engagement specialist with Promote the Vote, will discuss the proposal and the drive to collect a minimum of 315,654 signatures to get the amendment on the November ballot.
The proposed amendment will protect the right to vote a secret ballot, provide the option to vote straight party, provide for automatic voter registration, allow no-reason absentee voting, and require election audits.
Petitions will be available for signing.
Also speaking will be two candidates for Democratic nominations for the Michigan State University board of trustees – Matt Clayson and Andy Spencer.
The meeting will be at 7 p.m. on April 26 at RE/Max Platinum Auditorium, 6870 Grand River, between Brighton and Howell. Attendees are advised to park in the back, use the rear entrance, and take the stairs or elevator down to the auditorium.
The party’s regular business meeting will follow. Light refreshments will be served.
(Paid for by Livingston County Democratic Executive Committee, 8028 Grand River, Woodland Plaza Suite 7, Brighton, MI 48114. Labor donated. Not authorized by any candidate or candidate committee.)