City of Concord Appointed City Treasurer, Measure J (November 2012)

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A City of Concord Appointed City Treasurer, Measure J ballot question was on the November 6, 2012, ballot for voters in the City of Concord in Contra Costa County, where it was defeated.

Measure J would have allowed the city council to appoint a city treasurer. This would be a change from the current practice whereby the city treasurer is elected by the city's electorate.

Election results

Measure B
Defeatedd No21,46552.52%
Yes 19,403 47.48%
Final official results from the Contra Costa County elections office.


Louis Mazzarella opposed Measure J. He said, "If it's not broken, it does not need fixing. Leave it alone."[1]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

"Shall the office of City Treasurer be appointive?"[2]

External links

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  1. Mercury News, "Concord man goes it alone in fighting 2012 election ballot measure", September 29, 2012
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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