Michigan Chamber Disappointed With State Supreme Court Decision Regarding Redistricting Ballot Proposal

LANSING, Mich., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement in response to the Michigan Supreme Court's ruling late last evening that the redistricting ballot proposal is eligible for the November General Election ballot:

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is a statewide business organization representing approximately 6,600 employers, trade associations and local chambers of commerce. The Michigan Chamber represents businesses of every size and type in all 83 counties of the state. The Michigan Chamber was established in 1959 to be an advocate for Michigan's job providers in the legislative, political and legal process. (PRNewsFoto/Michigan Chamber of Commerce)

"The Michigan Chamber is very disappointed with the State Supreme Court decision that the redistricting ballot proposal met the legal requirements to appear on the November General Election ballot," said Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley. "Unfortunately, Michiganders are now left to wonder what the rules are for future petition drives and ballot proposals."

"We accept the Court's decision and the Michigan Chamber will take no further legal action regarding this ballot proposal," said Jim Holcomb, Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the Michigan Chamber.


SOURCE Michigan Chamber of Commerce

For further information: Rich Studley, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, (517) 371-2100