Belleair Bluffs Mayor & Commissioners Term Limit Question (November 2012)

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A Belleair Bluffs Mayor & Commissioners Term Limit Question was on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the city of Belleair Bluffs which is in Pinellas County, where it was defeated.

This measure sought to extend the length of the term for the mayor and city commissioners to three years, currently the term length is two years. If this measure was approved, it would have been implemented during the next election following November. City officials noted that longer terms would cut down on the number of elections needed in the city for the positions.[1][2]

Election results

Belleair Bluffs Question
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No64955.28%
Yes 525 44.72%

Election results from Pinellas County, Unofficial Election Results Summary

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall Section C3.02 of the City Charter be amended, pursuant to Ordinance 2012-01, to change the term of the Mayor and Commissioners from two year staggered terms to three year staggered terms?

YES

NO[2][3]

References

  1. Belleair Bee, "Term extensions go to referendum," December 21, 2011
  2. 2.0 2.1 Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections, Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.