Palo Alto voters choose even-year city elections | November 5, 2010 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto Weekly

News - November 5, 2010

Palo Alto voters choose even-year city elections

Saving money, increasing voter participation cited as reasons for shift

by Gennady Sheyner

Palo Alto's century-old tradition of holding city elections on odd years came to an end Tuesday when voters approved Measure S, which shifts elections to even years.

This story contains 287 words.

If you are a paid subscriber, check to make sure you have logged in. Otherwise our system cannot recognize you as having full free access to our site.

If you are a paid print subscriber and haven't yet set up an online account, click here to get your online account activated.

Comments

Posted by PAUSD Dad, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:24 pm

It's going to be harder to pass parcel taxes for the schools...


Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:39 pm

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

I question the legality of automatically extending terms.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

 

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

For the last 23 years, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has given away more than $4 million to local nonprofits serving children and families. When you make a donation, every dollar is automatically doubled, and 100% of the funds go directly to local programs. It’s a great way to ensure your charitable donations are working at home.

DONATE HERE