Norton City Televised Meetings Amendment Question (November 2012)

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A Norton City Televised Meetings Amendment question was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Wayne County, which is in Ohio, where it was defeated.

If approved, this question would have amended the Norton City Charter to require the televised live airings of all Council meetings, work sessions and workshops.[1]

Election results

Norton City Amendment 3.20
Defeatedd No2100%
Yes 0 0%

Election results from Wayne County, Current Election Results

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

A proposal to amend Article III of the Charter of theCity of Norton, Ohio to read as follows:

Section 3.20 Televised Meetings

Effective upon passage by the electors, the Administration and Council shall have up to sixty days to arrange for and commence public airings of all Council meetings, work sessions, and workshops. All aforementioned Council meetings shall be televised “live”, in their entirety, without censorship and/or editing. Such televised broadcasts shall further be offered twice weekly during repeat airings for public accessibility. Additionally, Council shall arrange for copies of the recorded Council meetings to be available at minimum cost to the public upon request or at no cost to citizens supplying their own suitable medium for recording.

Shall the proposed charter amendment be adopted?[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne County Supervisor of Elections, General Election Issues
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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