2006 Referendum General Election Results - Michigan
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  Referendum: State Proposal - 06-4: Constitutional Amendment: Restrict Use of Eminent DomainPopular Vote
Yes 2,914,214 80.09%
No 724,573 19.91%
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Election Notes:
  • The proposed constitutional amendment would: •Prohibit government from taking private property for transfer to another private individual or business for purposes of economic development or increasing tax revenue. •Provide that if an individual’s principal residence is taken by the government for public use, the individual must be paid at least 125% of property’s fair market value. •Require government that takes a private property to demonstrate that the taking is for a public use; if taken to eliminate blight, require a higher standard of proof to demonstrate that the taking of that property is for a public use. •Preserves existing rights of property owners.
Demographic Data

2010 Population:9,883,640Enum.2010 Population Density:67.2persons/km2
2006 Population:10,036,081Est.2006 Population Density:68.2persons/km2
2000 Population:9,938,444Enum.2000 Population Density:67.6persons/km2
Land Area (2000):147,121km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:-0.1%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Michigan Department of State. 2006 Official Michigan General Election Results - State Proposal - 06-4: Constitutional Amendment: Restrict Use of Eminent Domain, Michigan Department of State (miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/06GEN/90000004.html) (accessed 08 Jan 2011)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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