City of Concord Appointed City Clerk, Measure G (November 2008)

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A City of Concord Appointed City Clerk, Measure G ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Concord in Contra Costa County, California, where it was approved.

The approval of Measure G meant that the role of City Clerk for the City of Concord became an appointed, rather than an elected, position.

Specifically, "The City Clerk shall no longer be an elective official of the City of Concord. From and after November 2, 2010, or upon an earlier vacancy in the office of City Clerk, the City Clerk shall be appointed by the City Council. The City Clerk so appointed shall hold office at the pleasure of the City Council and, notwithstanding California Government Code Section 36502 to the contrary, is not required to be a resident or elector in the City. The City Council may by ordinance vest in the City Manager its authority to appoint the City Clerk."

Election results

Measure G
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 23,848 58.27%
No17,07741.73%
These final election results are from the Contra Costa County election office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Measure G: "Shall the office of the City Clerk be appointive?"

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