City of West Covina Election of City Council Members, Measure D (November 2009)

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A City of West Covina Election of City Council Members by District, Measure D ballot question was on the November 3, 2009 ballot for voters in the City of West Covina in Los Angeles County, where it was defeated.[1]

Measure D proposed dividing West Covina into five council districts.

Election results

Measure D
Defeatedd No5,75463.14%
Yes 3,359 36.86%
These final election results are from the Los Angeles County election office.


Measure D was supported by Concerned Citizens for a better West Covina. The committee's treasurer was Dana Sykes, who is the wife of West Covina Council candidate Fred Sykes.[2]


Measure D was opposed by West Covina resident Lloyd Johnson. Johnson sent a letter on October 23 to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office questioning the legality of three campaign mailers sent to residents about Measure D.[2]

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure D: Shall members of the City Council of the City of West Covina be elected by districts as described in the proposed ordinance?[3]

External links

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  1. San Gabriel Valley Tribune, "West Covina's Measure D fails," November 4, 2009 (dead link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 San Gabriel Valley Tribune, "Ethics complaints swirl on ballot's Measure D," October 25, 2009 (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.