City of Downey Term Limits, Measure G (February 2008)

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A City of Downey Term Limits, Measure G ballot proposition was on the February 5, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Downey in Los Angeles County, where it was overwhelmingly defeated.

The City of Downey has a two-term term limit law that governs how long members of the City Council can serve. This is a "lifetime limit." If Measure G had been approved, city council members would have been allowed to stay in office for three consecutive terms, and they also would have been allowed to run again for the city council after taking a term off.

Measure G was referred to the ballot by the City of Downey's city council.

Election results

Measure G
Defeatedd No14,19267.04%
Yes 6,977 32.96%
These final, certified, election results are from the Los Angeles County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure G: "Shall a Charter Amendment, proposed by the Downey City Council, which amends Charter Section 500.1 Limitation of Terms from a two (2) term limit to a three (3) consecutive term limit and provides for additional terms after a two (2) year waiting period, be adopted?"[1]

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