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Our Evaluation Program & the UM Fellow that’s helping us put it all together

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By Charlie Beall | April 4, 2022 Since late December 2021, a team of volunteers, staff, and fellows have been engaged in exhaustive retrospective work to understand the successes and shortcomings of supporting Communities of Interest and the public to engage in Michigan’s new redistricting process. This team has been actively working to identify attitudes, takeaways, […]

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From Artists to IT: VNP Field Teams Bring a Variety of Skills to the Table

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By Mary Brown and Laura DeLind | April 4, 2022 Democracy requires dedication, and diversity. But just as important – or maybe even more important – it requires TEAM WORK.  Here in Mid-Michigan, we have a wonderful team of VNP volunteers who bring together their individual strengths, weaving them into a dynamic, powerful, and effective whole.  […]

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‘Promote the Vote 2022’ will protect early voting in Michigan

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With so many voting-related petitions circulating these days, why should a voter sign and support any specific one of them? It’s a good question with a simple answer. “Promote the Vote 2022” is designed to protect and enhance our democracy. It is the most inclusive and extensive of all the petitions. The “Promote the Vote […]

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VNP thwarts Republican lawmakers’ attempt to rewrite the redistricting amendment

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By Nancy Wang As the drafters of the constitutional amendment that created the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission and the primary supporters of the ballot initiative that approved it, VNP has a distinctly strong interest in ensuring that the Commission functions as intended and that efforts to undermine its authority or undo the purpose of […]

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VNP is Racing Against the Clock to Get PTV 2022 on the Ballot

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By Kim Murphy-Kovalick In order to get the Promote the Vote 2022 constitutional amendment on the November 2022 ballot, the coalition has to submit 425,059 valid signatures by July 11. VNP volunteers are enthusiastically answering the call to action! We are excited to work alongside coalition partners including the League of Women Voters of Michigan, […]

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Voters Ed Fund to Study the Implementation of Proposal 18-2 in Michigan

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by Charlie Beall On December 28th 2022, the inaugural Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission approved final maps, making history. Our 2022 Evaluation Project seeks to build a fact-based analysis of how Proposal 18-2 was implemented in the State of Michigan following its passage by 61% of voters in 2018. Following the completion of an exhaustive […]

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A Volunteer That Supports Volunteers

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Volunteer Spotlight: Rochelle Rubin You will need a good pair of shoes if you are going to keep up with VNP volunteer Rochelle Rubin. As a VNP Field Coordinator, hiker, tennis player, voracious reader, and educator, Rochelle is constantly on her toes. When Rochelle finds time to sit down, she often finds herself COL (Cat […]

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This Women’s History Month, hear from Greater Lansing women promoting hope and breaking barriers

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In celebration of Women’s History Month and in recognition of International Women’s Day, here are thoughts and reflections from some Greater Lansing women who are promoting hope and breaking barriers for women every day. Women trailblazers are often not recognized This month, we must recognize the enduring achievements of women who fought to make our world a […]

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Organizations across state applauding approval of Promote the Vote 2022 ballot initiative

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The Michigan Board of State Canvassers met and approved the petition summary and conditionally approved the petition form for Promote the Vote 2022’s pro-voter ballot initiative, clearing the way for the campaign to begin collecting signatures. The initiative is intended to improve access and security for Michigan elections. The ballot initiative would provide a week […]

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Petition circulators can lie to get you to sign proposals. Michigan lawmakers want to change that.

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On Friday, an MLive reporter was approached by a paid circulator outside of the Dollar Tree on Westnedge Avenue in Portage, who told the reporter they were collecting signatures to help special needs kids. The circulator, who identified themselves as a paid employee from Florida, declined to give any other details when asked about the petition, Let […]

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