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Today, Michigan votes on Proposal 1 which would increase the sales/use tax from 6% to 7%. Many voters in West Michigan face additional issues on the ballot.
Prepare to vote with a look at your sample ballot and polling location.
Michigan.gov shares the official language of Proposal 1:
A proposal to amend the State Constitution to increase the sales/use tax from 6% to 7% to replace and supplement reduced revenue to the School Aid Fund and local units of government caused by the elimination of the sales/use tax on gasoline and diesel fuel for vehicles operating on public roads, and to give effect to laws that provide additional money for roads and other transportation purposes by increasing the gas tax and vehicle registration fees.
The ballot goes on to further explain specifics of the proposal.
Communities across West Michigan will vote on a variety of additional issues.
Those with additional issues on the ballot include: Byron Township, Caledonia, East Grand Rapids, Forest Hills, Grand Haven, Hudsonville, Kentwood and West Ottawa. WZZM has a complete list.
Click below for a look at your sample ballot and polling location.