Miami Springs City Charter Amendments, 2 (August 2012)

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Two Miami Springs City Charter Amendment measures wee on the August 14, 2012 ballot in the city of Miami Springs, which is in Miami-Dade County.

Both measures were defeated

The first amendment sought to make it that terms would last four years instead of two.

  • YES 678 (36.51%)
  • NO 1,179 (63.49%)Defeatedd

The second amendment sought to make it that the Council would have staggered terms.[1]

  • YES 752 (42.53%)
  • NO 1,016 (57.47%)Defeatedd[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Amendment 1: Shall Charter Section 3.06(4)(a) be amended to change the terms of office for all Council Members, excluding the mayor, beginning with the General Municipal Election of April 2013, from two (2) year terms to four (4) year terms?

Amendment 2: Shall Charter section 3.06(4)(b) be amended to change the proposed four year terms of Councilmembers to staggered terms, beginning with the General Municipal Election of April 2013, by requiring the Councilmembers elected in Groups 1 and 2 to serve only two year initial terms and four year terms in each subsequent election, while the Councilmembers elected in Groups 3 and 4 to begin serving four year terms with the 2013 election and thereafter?[3]

References

  1. Miami Springs City Clerk, Notice of Election
  2. Miami-Dade County Elections, Current Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.