City of Riverside Authority of the City Manager, Measure H (June 2012)

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A City of Riverside Authority of the City Manager, Measure H ballot question was on the June 5, 2012 ballot for voters in the City of Riverside in Riverside County, where it was approved.

Measure H amended the City of Riverside's City Charter to "eliminate the authority of the City Manager to approve or disapprove appointments and removals of subordinate employees of any Charter officer, including the City Clerk and City Attorney."

A simple majority was required for approval.

Election results

Measure H
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 16,665 55.35%
No13,44444.65%
These final results are from the Riverside County elections office.

Support

The editorial board of the Press Enterprise supported Measure H. They wrote, "Yes. This amendment would protect charter offices’ staffing decisions from interference by the city manager."[1]

Ballot text

The question on the ballot:

MEASURE H: "Shall the Charter of the City of Riverside be amended to eliminate the authority of the City Manager to approve or disapprove appointments and removals of subordinate employees of any Charter officer, including the City Clerk and City Attorney?"[2]

References

  1. Press Enterprise, "ELECTION: The P-E endorses," May 13, 2012
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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