The Voters Not Politicians Platform
Article 1, Section 1 of the Michigan constitution reads: “All political power is inherent in the people.”
This basic principle that ultimate power resides in the people is the foundation of our mission at Voters Not Politicians.
Voters Not Politicians defends and promotes policies which strengthen democracy. Michigan’s government must truly represent the will of the people, all votes must count equally, and all voices must be heard. Our representatives must not be unduly influenced by lobbyists or special interests or motivated by personal gain.
Our platform supports:
What are Voters Not Politicians volunteers up to?
The battle against gerrymandering isn't over yet. The redistricting reform amendment must be implemented fairly, impartially, and transparently.
We're working to increase access to voting in Michigan by supporting extended hours for registration and absentee voting during evenings and weekends.
Coming soon! We are tracking legislation that impacts democracy issues like voting rights, ethics, transparency, campaign finance, petition rights, and redistricting.
Michigan voters have a right to petition our government by collecting signatures to put measures on the ballot. We're exploring what our next ballot initiative should be.