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A '''Berkeley Redistricting Charter Amendment ballot question''' is on the {{nov06ca2012}} for voters in the City of Berkeley in {{alameda}}.<ref>[http://www.berkeleyside.com/2012/06/27/berkeley-council-approves-pools-measure-debates-streets/ ''Berkeleyside'', "City Council approves pools measure, debates streets", June 27, 2012]</ref>
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{{tnr}}A '''Berkeley Redistricting Charter Amendment ballot question, Measure R''' was on the {{nov06ca2012}} for voters in the City of Berkeley in {{alameda}}, where it was '''approved'''.<ref>[http://www.berkeleyside.com/2012/06/27/berkeley-council-approves-pools-measure-debates-streets/ ''Berkeleyside'', "City Council approves pools measure, debates streets", June 27, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://berkeley.patch.com/articles/deadline-looms-for-ballot-arguments ''Berkeley Patch'', "Deadline Looms for Ballot Arguments", August 16, 2012]</ref>
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With the approval of Measure R, city council redistricting will be adopted by ordinance, with provisions governing how the districts are to be drawn.
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==Election results==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Measure R
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| yes = 31,852
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| yespct = 65.92
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| no = 16,464
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| nopct = 34.08
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| state = Local
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| percent = 50.00
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:''Final certified results from the [http://www.acgov.org/rov/current_election/index.htm Alameda County elections office].''
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==Ballot text==
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{{Q box |
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  text = '''MEASURE R:''' "Shall the Charter of the City of Berkeley be amended to provide that council district redistricting shall be adopted by ordinance and to require that districts be as equal in population as feasible taking into consideration topography, geography, cohesiveness, contiguity, integrity, compactness of territory and communities interest, and have easily understood boundaries such as major traffic arteries and geographic boundaries?"
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==External links==
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{{submit a link}}
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* [http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/uploadedFiles/Clerk/Elections/Redistricting%20-%20Question%20and%20Text%20ONLY.pdf Text of Measure R]
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* [http://basiscraft.com/-/2012/10/08/widget/index.html Berkeley Ballot Measure Browser]
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* [http://www.berkeleydailyplanet.com/issue/2012-10-12/article/40324?headline=Following-the-Money-Behind-Berkeley-Ballot-Measures--By-Becky-O-Malley Following the Money Behind Berkeley Ballot Measures]
  
 
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Revision as of 05:56, 5 December 2012

A Berkeley Redistricting Charter Amendment ballot question, Measure R was on the November 6, 2012 ballot for voters in the City of Berkeley in Alameda County, where it was approved.[1][2]

With the approval of Measure R, city council redistricting will be adopted by ordinance, with provisions governing how the districts are to be drawn.

Election results

Measure R
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 31,852 65.92%
No16,46434.08%
Final certified results from the Alameda County elections office.

Ballot text

The question on the ballot:

MEASURE R: "Shall the Charter of the City of Berkeley be amended to provide that council district redistricting shall be adopted by ordinance and to require that districts be as equal in population as feasible taking into consideration topography, geography, cohesiveness, contiguity, integrity, compactness of territory and communities interest, and have easily understood boundaries such as major traffic arteries and geographic boundaries?"[3]

External links

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References

  1. Berkeleyside, "City Council approves pools measure, debates streets", June 27, 2012
  2. Berkeley Patch, "Deadline Looms for Ballot Arguments", August 16, 2012
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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