2006 Initiative General Election Results - Michigan
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  Initiative: State Proposal - 06-5: Legislative Initiative: Establish Mandatory School FundingPopular Vote
No 2,259,247 62.31%
Yes 1,366,355 37.69%
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Election Notes:
  • The proposed law would: •Increase current funding by approximately $565 million and require State to provide annual funding increases equal to the rate of inflation for public schools, intermediate school districts, community colleges, and higher education (includes state universities and financial aid/grant programs). •Require State to fund any deficiencies from General Fund. •Base funding for school districts with a declining enrollment on three-year student enrollment average. •Reduce and cap retirement fund contribution paid by public schools, community colleges and state universities; shift remaining portion to state. •Reduce funding gap between school districts receiving basic per-pupil foundation allowance and those receiving maximum foundation allowance.
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 - 06-5: Legislative Initiative: Establish Mandatory School Funding, Michigan Department of State (miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/06GEN/90000005.html) (accessed 08 Jan 2011)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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