Tag Archives: Voting

Marijuana Ballot Proposal Panel Planned

GRCC Student Life offers a Marijuana Ballot Proposal Panel for students, faculty and staff on Wednesday, September 19 from 3-4 in the Multipurpose Room on the 2nd floor in the Student Center. A panel of experts will lead a discussion of the marijuana legalization ballot proposal on Sept. 19 as part of GRCC’s Civic Engagement Week.  Panel members are:

Here’s the full language for the proposal on the November ballot, and here is the truncated ballot version.

Read about the different viewpoints that surround this controversial issue in some of the library’s databases:

Off-campus or wireless users will be prompted to logon with last name and 7-digit Raider number.  For more about registering to vote, and other proposals on the November ballot – check the Voting Subject Guide.

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Are you registered to Vote in the August Primary?

Your Vote Counts ButtonMonday July 9 is the last day to register to vote in the August Primary Election.  Are you registered to vote?  The Michigan Secretary of State provides a tool to check to see if you’re already registered.  There’s also a list of candidates on the August Primary ballot.

What’s a primary election? “”A primary election is an election in which registered voters select a candidate that they believe should be a political party’s candidate for elected office to run in the general election. They are also used to choose convention delegates and party leaders. Primaries are state-level and local-level elections that take place prior to a general election. Michigan utilizes an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party’s primary.” Wikipedia

Be sure you can vote – and then be sure to vote!  Check out our Voting 2018 Subject Guide!

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