Ballot issues ~ Colorado electoral college amendment failing; same-sex marriage ban passes in MI

[JURIST Election Special] Voters in Colorado are considering Amendment 36, on whether to change the state's system for allocating presidential electoral votes from a winner-take-all system to a proportional system. As reported on JURIST's Paper Chase, last week the proposal survived a court challenge to its constitutionality. CNN has results with 4% of precincts reporting:

Yes 91,490 (32%)
No 191,485 (68%)

CBS is projecting that an amendment banning same-sex marriage and civil unions will pass in Michigan (with 294 precincts reporting):

Yes 91,693 (63%)
No 52,738 (37%)

 

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