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
It was overwhelmingly approved.
| Measure J|
| Yes|| 6,339|| 90.08%|
- These final, certified results are from the Merced County elections office.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| 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?
A full text of the city council resolution putting Measure J on the ballot is available here.