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Durham Votes Yes for Elected Regional Chair Referendum

Posted Oct 25th, 2010

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Durham residents have voted in a referendum to have the regional chair elected, rather than appointed by council.

By Kate AllenStaff Reporter 

But a tidal wave of change looked to be forming in the distance: a critical, region-wide referendum on whether the area’s top political job should be changed from appointment by council to election by general vote appeared to be carried by a landslide.

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Have Your Say

Are you in favour of the Council of the Regional Municipality of Niagara passing the necessary resolutions and bylaws to change the method of selecting its Chair from appointment by members of Regional Council to election by general vote of all electors in the Region? 

Yes or No?

Talk to your councillors and Mayor about the up coming commission report to the Province on modernizing Niagara under bill 39. 

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