Detroit City Nominating Petitions Amendment Proposal (November 2012)

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A Detroit City Nominating Petitions Amendment proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Wayne County, which is in Michigan, where it was approved.

This proposal amended the Detroit City Charter to require a fixed minimum and maximum number of signatures necessary for nominating petitions of City elective officers.[1]

Election results

Detroit City Proposal E
Approveda Yes 153,740 67%

Election results from Detroit City Website, Election Results for Wayne County

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall Section 3 –109 be amended to provide for fixed minimum and maximum number of signatures required for nominating petitions for City elective officers (500 to 1000 signatures for

candidates for mayor, clerk and at-large city council members, and 300 to 650 for non at-large city council members and district elected members of the Board of Police Commissioners) in lieu of the current percentage-based minimums and maximums set forth in this section?[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne County Elections, Elections Results (timed out)
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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