November 4, 2010

Longer terms? No way, voters say

When voters gunned down a proposal to double the terms of the city’s elected officials Tuesday, they left the idea so dead it is unlikely to arise again.
Though voters backed four of the six charter revision measures, including one that requires annual performance evaluations for city department heads, they buried the plan to let politicians serve four years between elections instead of two.
The measure failed by a 2-1 margin with15,478 voters taking a stand.
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