Springfield City Primary Election Charter Amendment (August 2012)

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A Springfield City Primary Election Charter Amendment measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the city of Springfield, which is in Greene County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 12,098 (59.07%)Approveda
  • NO 8,384 (40.93%)[1]

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.[2]

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?[3][4]

References

  1. Greene County Elections, August Election Results
  2. The News Leader, "Springfield petition change now up to voters," May 22, 2012
  3. Greene County Elections, August Candidates and Issues
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.