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A '''Lansing City Charter Amendment''' measure will be on the [[August 7, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|August 7, 2012]] ballot in the city of Lansing, which is in [[Ingham County, Michigan ballot measures|Ingham County]].
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A '''Lansing City Charter Amendment''' measure was on the [[August 7, 2012 ballot measures in Michigan|August 7, 2012]] ballot in the city of Lansing, which is in [[Ingham County, Michigan ballot measures|Ingham County]].
  
This measure seeks to amend the city charter so that the times required for the city council to meet would be reduced from 50 weeks to just 26 times a year.<ref>[http://cl.ingham.org/Portals/CL/election%20night/Proposal%20Listing.pdf ''Ingham County Clerk'', August Proposal List]</ref>
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This measure was '''approved'''
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* '''YES''' 7,583 (64.73%){{approved}}
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* '''NO''' 4,131 (35.27%)<ref>[http://cl.ingham.org/Portals/CL/election%20night/Election_night_reportingElectionResult_idx_idx.htm ''Ingham County Election'', Current Election Results]</ref>
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This measure sought to amend the city charter so that the times required for the city council to meet would be reduced from 50 weeks to just 26 times a year.<ref>[http://cl.ingham.org/Portals/CL/election%20night/Proposal%20Listing.pdf ''Ingham County Clerk'', August Proposal List]</ref>
  
 
==Text of measure==
 
==Text of measure==

Revision as of 15:58, 21 August 2012

A Lansing City Charter Amendment measure was on the August 7, 2012 ballot in the city of Lansing, which is in Ingham County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 7,583 (64.73%)Approveda
  • NO 4,131 (35.27%)[1]

This measure sought to amend the city charter so that the times required for the city council to meet would be reduced from 50 weeks to just 26 times a year.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE 3, CHAPTER 2, SECTION 201, SUBSECTION 1 (3-201.1) OF THE LANSING CITY CHARTER. The purpose of this amendment is to change the requirement that the City Council meet weekly at least 50 weeks each year, and require, instead, that it meet at least 26 times a year. Shall this amendment be adopted?[3]

References

  1. Ingham County Election, Current Election Results
  2. Ingham County Clerk, August Proposal List
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.