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Detroit City Charter Compliance Amendment Proposal (November 2012)

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A Detroit City Charter Compliance Amendment proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Wayne County, which is in Michigan, where it was approved.

This proposal amended the Detroit City Charter to require City officials and City employees to comply with the requirements of the Charter.[1]

Election results

Detroit City Proposal C
Approveda Yes 148,417 63%

Election results from Detroit City Website, Election Results for Wayne County

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the Section 7.5-203, which provides that the Corporation Counsel shall prosecute all actions or proceedings to which the City is a party or in which the City has a legal interest when directed to do so by the Mayor, be amended to add the phrase “except pursuant to Section 7.5-209, which permits the Corporation Counsel to take judicial action on his or her own initiative” to require City officials and City employees to comply with the requirements of the Charter? [1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne County Elections, Elections Results
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.