Springfield City Primary Election Charter Amendment (August 2012)
This measure was approved
- YES 12,098 (59.07%)
- NO 8,384 (40.93%)
This measure, since it was approved, will get rid of February primary elections in the city and make it that if there are more than three candidates for a council seat the one with the most votes in the April election would win.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|Shall Section 13.1 of the Springfield City Charter be amended to remove the February Primary election date for candidates running for the offices of Springfield City Council?|
- Greene County Elections, August Election Results (dead link)
- The News Leader, "Springfield petition change now up to voters," May 22, 2012
- Greene County Elections, August Candidates and Issues
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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