Miami-Dade County Official Vacancy Amendment Question (November 2012)

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A Miami-Dade County Official Vacancy Amendment question is on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Miami-Dade County, which is in Florida, where it was approved.

This question amended the Miami-Dade County Charter to extend the time allowed to conduct an election to fill a mayoral or commissioner vacancy and to temporarily transfer mayoral powers to the Commission Chairperson or other Commissioner chosen by the Board in the event of a mayoral vacancy.[1]

Election results

County Question 7
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 411,059 62.19%
No249,88537.81%

Election results from Miami-Dade County, Unofficial Election Results Summary

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the Charter be amended to:

• Extend the time to conduct an election to fill a mayoral or commissioner vacancy from 45 to 90 days from the decision to call such election and provide a timeframe for qualification and any necessary runoff;

• Temporarily transfer, during a mayoral vacancy or incapacity, certain mayoral powers to the Commission Chairperson, Vice Chairperson or Commissioner chosen by the Board?

YES

NO[1][2]


See also


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Miami-Dade County Elections, Sample Ballot
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.



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