Kalamazoo City Nominating Signatures Amendment Measure (November 2012)

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A Kalamazoo City Nominating Signatures Amendment measure was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Kalamazoo County, which is in Michigan, where it was approved.

Statement of Purpose:

Section 32(c) of the City Charter which provides that City Commissioner nomination petitions be circulated no earlier than sixty days, and filed no later than thirty days, prior to the election was abrogated by changes in state law. The proposed amendment would limit the circulation of nomination petitions to sixty days prior to the required state law filing deadline.[1][2]

Election results

Kalamazoo Amendment 4
Approveda Yes 15,318 64.06%

Election results from Kalamazoo County Unofficial Election Results Summary

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall Section 32(c) of the City Charter be amended to limit the gathering of nomination signatures for the office of City Commissioner to the sixty day period prior to the state imposed filing deadline for nomination petitions?[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Kalamazoo County Elections," "Proposals"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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