City of Alameda Contracts Must be Written, Measure R (November 2008)

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A City of Alameda Contracts Must be Written, Measure R ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Alameda in Alameda County, where it was approved.

Measure R requires that any vendor contract the city enters into must be in writing. It also states that the city isn't bound by a contractual obligation unless it is in writing.

Election results

Measure R
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 23,779 82.54%
No5,02917.46%
These final election results are from the Alameda County election office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure R: "Shall the Charter of the City of Alameda be amended to provide that every contract shall be in writing and that the City shall not be bound by any contract unless it complies with the Charter? Such amendment will be accomplished by adding Section 22- 13 of said Charter, as fully set forth in Resolution No. 14250 of the Council of the City of Alameda."[1]

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