Cleveland City Charter Amendment (March 2012)

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A Cleveland City Charter Amendment measure was on the March 6, 2012 ballot in the city of Cleveland which is in Cuyahoga County.

The measure was approved

  • YES: 28,359 (27.82%)Approveda
  • NO: 10,931 (72.18%)[1]

This measure sought to amend the city charter so that anyone going for the civil service exam would get extra points for being a resident of the city for more than a year.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Charter of the City of Cleveland be amended by enacting Section 74-1 to provide that a person who is a bona fide resident of Cleveland for at least one year from the date of filing of an application for a promotional civil service examination and who receives a passing grade, shall have five (5) points added to his or her raw score on the examination?[3]


  1. Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, March Election Results
  2. Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, March Issues List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.