Torrance Change in Election Schedule, Measure A (June 2010)

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A Change in Election Schedule, Measure A ballot proposition was on the June 8, 2010 ballot in the City of Torrance in Los Angeles County, where it was defeated.

Election results

Measure A
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No10,45150.25%
Yes 10,345 49.75%
These results were from the [http://www.smartvoter.org/2010/06/08/ca/la/meas/ Smart voter Directory of Los Angeles County, CA Measures.

Support

Measure A was supported by the Torrance City Council, the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce, the board of the Torrance Unified School District, and the Torrance Police and Firefighters Associations.

Opposition

Opponents of Measure A sponsored a website called "Keep The Date." They maintained that if Measure A was enacted, it would increase the power of politicians and incumbents.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Should section 510 of the Charter of the City of Torrance be amended to change the date of holding the general municipal election to the last Tuesday in April of each even numbered year?[1]

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