City of Merced Amendment to Consolidate Mayor and City Council Elections, Measure J (November 2013)

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A City of Merced Amendment to Consolidate Mayor and City Council Elections, Measure J ballot question was on the November 5, 2013, election ballot for voters in the city of Merced in Merced County, which is in California.[1] It was overwhelmingly approved.

Election results

Measure J
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 6,339 90.08%
No6989.92%
These final, certified results are from the Merced County elections office.

Text of measure

Ballot language

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Measure J: CITY ELECTION DATE AMENDMENT.

Shall Section 400 of the City Charter be amended to reduce election costs to the City by consolidating the Mayor and City Council elections with statewide elections in even numbered years resulting in the next City election being in 2016 rather than 2015 and making a one-time adjustment in Mayor and City Council terms and term-limits to accomplish the change?[1]

Council resolution

A full text of the city council resolution putting Measure J on the ballot is available here.

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