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City of Albany Elected Mayor, Measure Y (November 2008)

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A City of Albany Elected Mayor, Measure Y ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Albany in Alameda County, where it was defeated.

If Measure Y had been approved, it would have allowed for the direct election of the Mayor of Albany to a four-year term starting in 2012. It also would have set term limits on the elected position of mayor. The procedure for choosing a mayor in Albany at the time of the vote was for the city council to appoint mayors for one-year terms.

Election results

Measure Y
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No3,86653.91%
Yes 3,305 46.09%
These final election results are from the Alameda County election office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure Y: "Do you approve the modifications of Sections 2.01, 2.02, 5.01, 5.02, and 5.03 of the City Charter, as is fully set forth in the voter pamphlet, to provide for the electors of the City to directly elect the mayor beginning at the general election in 2012 and to provide for term limits for the mayoral position?"[1]

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