Delray Beach City Term Limits Question (March 2012)

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A Delray Beach City Term Limits Question was on the March 13, 2012 ballot in the city of Delray Beach which is in Palm Beach County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 1,236 (37.27%)
  • NO 2,080 (62.73%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to make it that there would be three year terms for commission members and the mayor and limit it to three consecutive terms for the positions.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

CURRENTLY, THE COMMISSION MEMBERS (INCLUDING THE MAYOR) SERVE TWO-YEAR TERMS, LIMITED TO THREE CONSECUTIVE TERMS. THE CHARTER AMENDMENT PROPOSES THREE-YEAR TERMS, LIMITED TO THREE CONSECUTIVE TERMS AS WELL AS CLARIFYING THE APPLICABILITY OF SUCH CHANGE AS PROVIDED IN ORDINANCE NO. 44-11. IF PASSED THIS AMENDMENT SHALL APPLY TO THE COMMISSIONERS AND MAYOR ELECTED IN MARCH 2013 AND THEREAFTER. SHOULD THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED CHARTER AMENDMENT BE ADOPTED?[3]

References

  1. Palm Beach County Clerk, Current Election Results
  2. Palm Beach County Elections, March Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.