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Sunday November 19, 2017
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The Last Odd-Year Vote

As the city cuts back on council elections, independents make a last stand.

From the November, 2017 issue

Last year, city council asked voters to double its members' terms and cut the number of elections in half. The charter amendment passed, and, starting in 2018, councilmembers will serve four years and run for election only in even-numbered years, when they'll share the ballot with state and national contests. For this transitional year only, the winners will

 
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