City of Whittier Equal Districts and City Council Terms Ordinance, Measure W (June 2014)

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A City of Whittier Equal Districts and City Council Terms Ordinance, Measure W ballot question was on the June 3, 2014 election ballot for voters in the city of Whittier in Los Angeles County, California, where it was narrowly approved.[1]

Measure W established four equal districts from which council members would be elected by residents in the district that the council member represents, rather than at large. Each council member, under Measure W, serves four year terms. Measure W also established that the mayor be elected at large by the whole city and serve a two year term.[2]

Election results

Measure W
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 3,771 52.36%
No3,43147.64%
Election results from County of Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Election Results

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Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Shall Ordinance No. 3011 be approved to amend the City Charter to require the City Council to establish four equal, geographically based districts from which council members will be elected by residents of those districts to serve four year terms, and to establish a citywide elected mayor position to serve a two year term?[2][3]

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