City threatened over voting – If change is approved, a voter will only elect one council member not five

This story first appeared in Monday’s print edition of the Daily Post. If you want to get all of the local news first, get in the habit of picking up the Post in the mornings at 1,000 Mid-Peninsula locations.

Word Count: 625

Daily Post Correspondent

Under threat of a lawsuit, Belmont may become the latest city in California to switch to district rather than at-large elections — meaning residents would have a say in electing only one of five city council members.

City Council could decide on Nov. 9 to move forward with district voting. And tomorrow, the council will decide whether to spend $180,000 on a consultant to help with the process. The consultant …

Premium Content: To read the rest of this article, please click here and Sign In or Subscribe to access our paid site.

If you have a Daily Post Archives account, your access includes Premium Content such as this article. Enter your Archives Username and Password, and you will be redirected to the article.

If you are a first-time user, please Subscribe to select a plan that meets your needs, and create an account to view premium content such as this article.

1 Comment

Comments are closed.