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Marietta City Electrical Aggregation Question (May 2011)

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A Marietta City Electrical Aggregation Question was on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the city of Marietta which is in Washington County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,807 (70.28%)Approveda
  • NO 764 (29.72%)[1]

This measure sought to allow the city officials to aggregate the electricity so as to buy it in bulk and be able to offer lower rates to residents and businesses. Residents and businesses would be able to opt out of the program if they wanted.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the City of Marietta have the authority to aggregate the retail electric loads located in the City, and for that purpose, enter into service agreements to facilitate for those loads the sale and purchase of electricity, such aggregation to occur automatically except where any person elects to opt-out?[3]

References

  1. Washington County board of Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Washington County Board of Elections, Marietta City Issue (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.