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Mulberry City Charter Amendment (April 2011)

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A Mulberry City Charter Amendment measure was on the April 5, 2011 ballot in the city of Mulberry which is in Polk County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 112 (26.48%)
  • NO 311 (73.52%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to change the Mayoral position to be one appointed by the City Commission rather than be elected. If this had been approved then it would have been implemented after the current Mayor's term ends.[2]

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.

This amendment to the charter of the City of Mulberry, Florida, is to modify the office of mayor from an elected position to a position appointed by the City Commission from its own members after each year's election. If no mayor is elected at the April 5, 2011 election, this amendment shall take effect immediately. If a mayor is elected in 2011, that mayor shall serve out their term.

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