Writing:Text of measure (local measures)

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Procedure

The section should be called Text of measure and should include the actual question that voters will be voting on.

Wiki Code

This format can be used to present the ballot text:

{{Q box |
  text =
 
}}

With text, the box looks like this:

{{Q box |
  text = '''MEASURE A:''' Shall the City of Ridgecrest revise its Municipal Code so as to eliminate 
the mandatory requirement of the citizens of Ridgecrest to contract for residential trash collection services? 
}}

Example

Below is an example of an "Text of Measure" section for local ballot measure articles:


See article: City of Morgan Hill Appointed City Clerk and City Treasurer, Measure P (November 2010)

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure P: Shall the offices of City Clerk and City Treasurer be appointive?[1]

See article: Menifee At-Large Mayoral Elections, Measure AA (November 2010)

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure AA: Commencing with the 2012 General Municipal Election, shall four (4) members of the City Council of the City of Menifee be elected by four (4) districts as described in this ballot measure and the Mayor of the City of Menifee be elected on a citywide basis by the voters of the entire City?[1]

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