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Kalamazoo City Board of Election Amendment Measure (November 2012)

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A Kalamazoo City Board of Election Amendment measure was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Kalamazoo County, which is in Michigan, where it was approved.

Statement of Purpose:

Section 37 of the Charter requires the City Commission to appoint a Board of Elections for each precinct comprised of City residents. State election law requires that the City Election Commission appoint for each precinct a Board of Election Inspectors; requires appointees to be county electors; and permits under certain conditions, the appointment of sixteen and seventeen year old persons as election inspectors.[1][2]

Election results

Kalamzoo Amendment 5
Approveda Yes 15,204 64.15%

Election results from Kalamazoo County Unofficial Election Results Summary

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall Section 37 of the Charter be amended to acknowledge the State law requirement for the appointment in each precinct of a Board of Election Inspectors be by the City Election Commission?[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Kalamazoo County Elections," "Proposals"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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