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Detroit City Charter Amendments, 3 (November 2011)

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Three Detroit City Charter Amendment measures were on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the city of Detroit which is in Marion County.

Two of the three measures were approved

The first measure sought to amend the charter so as to make it that anyone running for an elected office must be a full time resident in the city.

  • YES 50 (51.55%)Approveda
  • NO 47 (48.45%)

The second measure sought to amend the city charter so as to make it that only elected council members could be appointed as Mayor.

  • YES 52 (52.53%)Approveda
  • NO 47 (47.47%)

The third measure sought to amend the charter so as to make it that a Mayor appointee would have to be a councilor for 18 months prior.[1]

  • YES 40 (40.4%)
  • NO 59 (59.6%)Defeatedd[2]

Text of measure

Question 1

The question on the ballot:

To hold elective office, does a qualified elector have to be a full time resident of the City?[3]

References

  1. Marion County Elections, November Election Issues
  2. Marion County Elections, Unofficial November Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.