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City of Garden Grove Term Limits, Measure Q (November 2008)

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A City of Garden Grove Term Limits, Measure Q ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Garden Grove in Orange County, California, where it was very narrowly approved.

Measure Q changed the way that term limits work for members of the Garden Grove City Council. At the time of the vote on Measure Q, if a city council member had served two consecutive terms on the city council, he or she was required to take a four-year absence from holding office as a city council member before he or she could run again for the city council.

The approval of Measure Q made it so that city council members only have to take a two-year break from office before they are allowed to run for office after having previously served two consecutive terms.

Election results

Measure Q
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 22,365 50.0%
No22,34450.0%
These final, certified, results are from the Orange County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

MEASURE Q: "Shall the ordinance amending the City of Garden Grove's term limits requirements to allow a City Council Member who has served two (2) consecutive terms in that office to run for the office of City Council Member after a two (2) year absence, instead of the current four (4) year absence, be adopted?"[1]

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