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Opponents Of Emergency Manager Ballot Drive To Challenge Petition

04/09/2012 05:45 pm ET | Updated Jun 09, 2012

Opponents of the effort to call a referendum on Michigan's emergency manager law plan to file a challenge today to the petitions turned in last month.

The group Michigan Forward turned in almost 237,000 petition signatures to state elections officials last month. The group wants to get a question on the November ballot asking voters to overturn the state's local emergency manager law.

Michigan Forward opted not to get its petition pre-approved by state elections officials.

And now opponents of the referendum drive say they've found what they're calling a "fatal error" on the petitions.

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