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City of Sunnyvale Elected Mayor, Measure A (November 2011)

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A City of Sunnyvale Elected Mayor, Measure A ballot proposition was on the November 8, 2011 ballot for voters in the City of Sunnyvale in Santa Clara County, where it was defeated.

If Measure A had been approved, voters in the city would have henceforward directly elected their mayor for up to two four-year terms. Currently, the Sunnyvale City Council appoints its mayor to a two-year mayoral term. Measure A would not have effected the powers of the mayor. It would have meant that the city council would no longer be in a position to remove a mayor with a vote of 5 of the council's 7 members.[1]

Election results

Measure A
Defeatedd No10,93763.34%
Yes 6.331 36.66%
Election results are from the Santa Clara County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

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

Measure A: Shall Charter Sections 600, 601, 602, and 605 be amended to change the current Council-appointed Mayor to a directly-elected Mayor for a 4-year term, to provide an 8-year lifetime term limit for a directly-elected Mayor, and to provide that service as Mayor is not counted toward Council term limits and a person can serve a combined total of 16 years as Mayor and Council member in a twenty-year period?

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