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Merced County Voter Confirmation of Zoning Changes, Measure D (November 2010)

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A Merced County Voter Confirmation of Zoning Changes, Measure D ballot proposition was on the November 2, 2010 ballot in Merced County.[1] It was defeated.

Measure D was put on the ballot by the County Board of Supervisors to create exemptions to Measure C.[1]

Measure C was placed on the ballot via the initiative process and was originally known as the Save Farmland Initiative. It was regarded as a "slow growth" plan. It would have required a public vote whenever 10 or more acres change from agricultural or open space to residential use.[1]

The Merced County Board of Supervisors voted to put a competing measure, Measure D, on the same ballot. If Measure D had been approved, it would have exempted 2,437 acres in the county from Measure C's provisions.[1]

See also: Merced Citizens’ Right to Vote on Expansion of Residential Areas Initiative, Measure C (November 2010)

Election results

Measure D
Approveda Yes 27,446 63.61%
These final, certified results are from the Merced County elections 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 C: Shall the ordinance, which would amend the County’s General Plan to require a confirming vote of the County electorate when the Board of Supervisors approves conversion of agricultural land to residential use, be adopted?

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