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Aurora residents will not vote on strong-mayor ballot question as time officially runs out on the initiative  

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Aurora residents will not vote in November on a ballot measure that would have given their mayor significantly more power. 

The city says that’s because of when proponents of the so-called strong-mayor initiative turned in signatures they collected to try to make the ballot and because of citizen protests to the measure. 

While supporters of the measure announced last month that the ballot question wouldn’t progress because time had run out, the city told The Colorado Sun there was technically a chance the measure could have made it before voters in November. Now, that window has officially closed, the city said Friday.

The city of Aurora said it recommended earlier this year to proponents of the measure, called “Yes on Term Limits and Empowering the Mayor,”…

Elliott Wenzler

2023-09-08 11:54:19

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