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   New York City - Implement Proportional Representation

ELECTION INFORMATION

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Proportional Representation

Race Type

Referendum

Filing Deadline

11/30/1935 12:00 pm

Polls Open

11/3/1936 6:00 am

Polls Close

11/3/1936 7:00 pm

Term Starts

1/1/1937 12:00 pm

Term Ends

12/31/1947 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 7/16/2004, Updated 7/16/2004

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NARRATIVE

After voting for the changes in the City Charter in 1937, voters then chose how the City Council would be elected. A "Yes" vote was in favor of Proportional Representation, while a "No" vote would reject the plan and lead to the establishment of council districts.


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RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Yes
(YES)

923,186
62.45%

 

No
(NO)

555,127
37.55%

 

Source for election returns: http://www.panix.com/~danielc/nyc/legis.htm


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