Re: Fwd: Jurisdictional focus

From: Ed Kennedy <ekennedyx_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Thu Apr 29 2004 - 22:52:50 CDT

Oops. I recall voting on such an amendment but it must have failed. Thanks
for setting the record straight.

Ed Kennedy

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Chessin" <steve_dot_chessin_at_sun_dot_com>
To: <voting-project@lists.sonic.net>
Sent: Thursday, April 29, 2004 8:29 PM
Subject: Re: Fwd: Jurisdictional focus

> >From ekennedyx@yahoo.com Wed Apr 28 21:30:27 2004
> >From: "Ed Kennedy" <ekennedyx@yahoo.com>
> >To: <voting-project@lists.sonic.net>
> >Subject: Re: [voting-project] Fwd: Jurisdictional focus
> >Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 21:30:14 -0700
> >
> >Hello Arthur:
> >
> > I like your analysis. Just so you know, some counties, including San
> >Diego, have 'rationalized' their election cycle so that interim posts are
> >filled by appointment until the next regular election and ballot
proposals
> >cannot get their own elections. They have to be combined with regular
> >elections.
>
> Not according to my reading of San Diego's charter and election law. A
> referendum has to be held within roughly 13 months of its being filed
> with the City Clerk. And your regular elections are only in even
> years.
>
> The city council may call a special election for initiatives if it
> so chooses.
>
> And elections on charter amendments are done in accordance with state
> law, meaning within 88 days of presentation of a valid petition to the
> governing body.
>
> --Steve
==================================================================
= The content of this message, with the exception of any external
= quotations under fair use, are released to the Public Domain
==================================================================
Received on Fri Apr 30 23:17:25 2004

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : Fri Apr 30 2004 - 23:17:29 CDT