Charter Revision Commission

The Brian Lehrer Show

Back of the Ballot

Monday, November 01, 2010

Alex Camarda, director of public policy and advocacy at Citizens Union, explains the charter revision initiatives found on the reverse side of the paper ballot.

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Voters Will Get to Decide on Term Limits Come November

Wednesday, August 11, 2010


The city’s Charter Revision Commission, appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg after he successfully campaigned for and was elected to a third term, voted Wednesday night to decide on the ballot questions that will be posed to the city’s voters in this year’s general election.

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Azi Paybarah

Charter Commission Questions 'Top-Two,' Dadey Says Third Party Candidates Won't Win

Tuesday, August 03, 2010


A member of the NYC Charter Revision Commission, Hope Cohen, raised a point during the commission's meeting last night that I hadn’t heard before on the issue of instant run-off voting, or, “top-two,” as it’s being called.

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Charter Revision Commission Inches Closer to Answers on Ballot Questions

Tuesday, July 13, 2010


Come November, voters in New York City will likely get a chance to weigh in on the issue of term limits.

Members of the Charter Revision Commission, appointed by Mayor Bloomberg after his third-term victory, met in a humid, crowded room near City Hall on Monday night to discuss the preliminary report released last Friday by the commission's staff.

Several members of the commission, which was set up by the mayor in March, said more time is needed to debate the term-limit question.



NYC Charter Commission: Voters May Have Their Say on Term Limits

Friday, July 09, 2010


The New York City Charter Revision Commission is considering rolling back term limits from three terms to two.

The panel, created by Mayor Michael Bloomberg after his election to a third term, issued its preliminary staff report on Friday afternoon, outlining ideas it wants to examine in the next several weeks.