Lynwood & Merrionette Village & Prospect Heights City Home Rule Questions, 3 (March 2012)

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Three Home Rule Questions were on the March 20, 2012 ballot in the villages of Lynwood and Merrionette as well as the city of Prospect Heights which are in Cook County.

All three measures were defeated[1]

These three measures sought to allow the villages and city to adopt home rule charters and be home rule communities.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Lynwood Question: Shall the Village of Lynwood become a home rule community?

Merrionette Question: Shall the Village of Merrionette Park, Cook County, Illinois, become a Home Rule Unit?

Prospect Heights Question: Shall the City of Prospect Heights become a home rule unit of government?[3]


  1. Cook County Clerk, March Election Results
  2. Cook County Elections, March referendum List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.