Michigan, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - General revision of constitution; submission of question

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Michigan, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
General revision of constitution; submission of question
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Michigan Constitution, Article XII, Section 3
At the general election to be held in the year 1978, and in each 16th year thereafter and at such times as may be provided by law, the question of a general revision of the constitution shall be submitted to the electors of the state. If a majority of the electors voting on the question decide in favor of a convention for such purpose, at an election to be held not later than six months after the proposal was certified as approved [...]

Source: Constitution of Michigan of 1963 (accessed 3 Juli 2017)

Subject Matter:

Submitting the question of whether a constitutional convention should be held to the electorate

Actors

Author:
Constitution
Initiator:
Law : Constitution; the question must be asked every 16 years starting in 1978
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
Legal source does not mention turnout quorum
Approval Quorum:
Legal source does not mention approval quorum
Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
Excluded Issues:
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Procedural Elements

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Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

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