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City of Carson Mayoral Selection, Measure M (March 2013)

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A City of Carson Mayoral Selection, Measure M ballot question was on the March 5, 2013 ballot for voters in the City of Carson in Los Angeles County, where it was overwhelmingly defeated.

If Measure M had been approved, it would have eliminated the direct election of Carson's mayor and returned to selection of a mayor by the city council.

Election results

Measure M
Defeatedd No8,04283.2%
Yes 1,628 16.8%
These results are from the Office of the City Clerk of Carson. These results are final.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

MEASURE M: "Shall the City of Carson eliminate the direct election of a mayor and return to selection of a mayor by the city council, on a rotating basis, with the mayor to be compensated the same as all other members of the City Council, the same to be effective commencing in 2017?"[1]


  1. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.