Michigan's Proposal 1 has passed. The proposal legalizes recreational use of marijuana and will regulate the drug like alcohol.

Kent County voters favored the proposal with 55 percent. That's the same rate it passed statewide. Some jurisdictions of Kent County were big fans of the new law, while others were strongly opposed.

Kent County is divided into 30 different jurisdictions. 17 of the 30 jurisdictions voted in favor of Proposal 1. 13 were opposed. A few votes may still be coming in, but the following numbers are expected to be mostly complete.

The City of Grand Rapids favored legalizing recreational marijuana the most of any Kent County jurisdiction with 71 percent voting in favor. Voters in Grand Rapids' Ward 3, Precinct 76 were the biggest fans in the City with 88 percent voting to pass Proposal 1 (557 - Yes, 75 - No). Precinct 76's voter turnout was 37 percent.

City of Grand Rapids

East Grand Rapids voted for legalization at the second-highest rate in Kent County, with 60 percent voting in favor. Cedar Springs was third with 59 percent.

Byron Township residents voted down Proposal 1 more than any other jurisdiction in Kent County. 64 percent of Byron Township residents voted against it. Byron Township's Precinct 4 was the strongest against at 72 percent. Precinct 4's voter turnout was 75 percent.

Byron Township

Bowne Township was the second-most strongly opposed with 58 percent voting against. Caledonia Township was third with 56 percent.

Here's all 30 jurisdictions of Kent County with the percentage of voters that voted "yes" on Proposal 1:

  • Ada Township 48%
  • Algoma Township 49%
  • Alpine Township 56%
  • Bowne Township 42%
  • Byron Township 36%
  • Caledonia Township 44%
  • Cannon Township 47%
  • Cascade Charter Township 48%
  • Cedar Springs 60%
  • Courtland Township 46%
  • East Grand Rapids 60%
  • Gaines Charter Township 45%
  • Grand Rapids 71%
  • Grand Rapids Charter Township 48%
  • Grandville 47%
  • Grattan Township 51%
  • Kentwood 56%
  • Lowell 59%
  • Lowell Charter Township 53%
  • Nelson Township 52%
  • Oakfield Township 52%
  • Plainfield Charter Township 52%
  • Rockford 56%
  • Solon Township 51%
  • Sparta Township 53%
  • Spencer Township 52%
  • Tyrone Township 49%
  • Vergennes Township 47%
  • Walker 53%
  • Wyoming 57%