City of Vancouver Charter Amendment 2 (November 2009)

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A City of Vancouver Charter Amendment 2 proposition was on the November 3, 2009 ballot in Clark County.

The measure failed.[1]

  • YES 13,072 (43.80%)
  • NO 16,848 (56.31%)Defeatedd

This proposition sought to change sections 2.13, 2.14 and 2.15 in regard to not being obliged to read aloud ordinances presented by the council to any person present who would want to hear them.

Ballot summary

The ballot read:

"PROPOSED CITY CHARTER AMENDMENT #2 Concerns reading ordinances aloud upon request of any person. This amendment to Sections 2.13, 2.14, and 2.15 would eliminate the requirement that ordinances before Council be read aloud on the request of any person present. Should this amendment to the Charter be enacted?[2]