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Mayoral Election:

The Mayoral election was held on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, please see the following results:

Note: This is a prior election. For current election results please click here.

Mayoral Election

A run-off election will be held on November 6, 2012, with Mayoral candidates Rusty Bailey and Ed Adkison.

Proposed Charter Amendments:

Please see the below results regarding the proposed Charter Amendments.  Measures H and K passed and will become effective upon acceptance of the filing by the Secretary of State.  Measures E, F, G, I, and J failed.

Measures

Measure E - Failed  

Yes - 13,946

No - 16,399

Shall the Charter of the City of Riverside be amended to include a new Charter officer, the City Auditor, appointed by the City Council, with the powers and duties of the City Auditor set by ordinance of the City Council?

 

Measure F - Failed  

Yes - 10,683

No - 19,703

Shall the Charter of the City of Riverside be amended by adding a new section 811, entitled “Commission on Sustainability,” which would create a new commission to advise the Mayor and City Council on matters of sustainability as it pertains to environmental stewardship, economic development, and regional advantages as a means of pursuing a higher quality of life, with the powers and duties of that commission set by ordinance of the City Council?

 

Measure G - Failed  

Yes - 10,738

No - 19,712

Shall the Charter of the City of Riverside be amended to provide that if in the June election for City Council, no candidate for City Council receives a majority of the total votes cast, that the run-off election be held on the last Tuesday in August instead of on the first Tuesday in November?

 

Measure H - Approved 

Yes - 16,665

No - 13,443

Shall the Charter of the City of Riverside be amended to eliminate the authority of the City Manager to approve or disapprove appointments and removals of subordinate employees of any Charter officer, including the City Clerk and City Attorney?

 

Measure I - Failed 

Yes - 13,574

No - 16,449

Shall the Charter of the City of Riverside be amended to remove oversight of the maintenance of parkways, shrubs, and trees within street right-of-way from the Park and Recreation Commission?

 

Measure J - Failed 

Yes - 14,126

No - 16,391

Shall the Charter of the City of Riverside be amended to provide that bids for public works contracts be advertised by electronic means instead of in the newspaper?

 

Measure K - Approved 

Yes - 15,389

No - 14,235

Shall the Charter of the City of Riverside be amended by making certain non-substantive updates, related to change of position titles, elimination of paper copy distribution of certain documents to City officials, posting of certain documents (budget, external audit) on the internet, word corrections, deletion of obsolete language, reflection of current practices, elimination of references to taxes no longer being collected, adding “accessible” before “website” throughout the Charter, and timing of the Charter Review process?

 

Click here for Impartial Analysis

 

Click here for Statement by Proponents/Authors of Arguments

 

For more information, please call the City Clerk’s Office at (951) 826-5557.

 
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