Archive for October, 2014

Details of Newport RI 2014 Local Election BALLOT QUESTIONS 10-20

BALLOT QUESTIONS 10-20 November 4, 2014 AMENDMENTS TO CITY OF NEWPORT HOME RULE CHARTER (Resolutions of the Newport City Council adopted July 23, 2014)   (Resolutions of the Newport City Council adopted July 23, 2014)   Shall the following sections of the City of Newport Home Rule Charter be amended to read:   Section 2-2 of Chapter II THE COUNCIL entitled “TERMS OF OFFICE” “The terms of office of the members of the Council shall be for two years and shall begin on the first day of December next following their election.”   Currently, council members continue to serve approximately 60 days following the election from the day of the election until the second day of January. This provision would decrease that time period while still allowing for any ballot issues to be resolved.     Section 2-3 of Chapter II THE COUNCIL entitled “VACANCIES” “Any vacancies arising from death, resignation or any reason in the membership of the Council shall be filled by four affirmative votes of the remaining members of the Council within thirty (30) days after the Council learns of the vacancy or, in the event of a tie or inability to elect, the vacancy shall be filled […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - October 28, 2014 at 9:32 am

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Newport – “Learn about the ballot issues and hear from the Candidates.”

Brought to you by the Alliance for a Livable Newport. “Voting is a right best exercised by people who have taken time to learn about the issues.” YOUR ALLIANCE FOR A LIVABLE NEWPORT ENCOURAGES YOU TO… Learn about the ballot issues and from the candidates….BEFORE voting on November 4th Go on-line to view videos of ALN’s 5 Public Forums: http://newportalliance.org/videos/ – Newport City Council 2 & 3rd Ward Candidates – Newport City Council at Large Candidates – Newport School Committee Candidates – Ballot Questions #1 & 2 (Casino) – Ballot Questions #3-20 (State & Local) Then read Council and School Committee candidates’ written responses to questions posed by the voters. You will also find a mini-guide to the 20 state and local ballot questions. http://newportalliance.org/2014-candidates-questionnaires-city-council-and-school-committee-2/ www.NewportAlliance.org Improving the quality of life in Newport by being an unbiased resource for information on the issues of importance to our Community Won’t you join ALN and help support our efforts? http://newportalliance.org/join/membership/

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Posted by NewportAlliance - October 26, 2014 at 6:47 pm

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2014 Candidates Questionnaires City Council AND School Committee

Click Here >  2014 Newport City Council Candidates Questionnaire “Click on the Individual Responses tab and scroll down to read all of a candidate’s responses to the questions. Use the arrow keys just below the tabs to move from one candidate to another. Or click on the Question Summaries tab and scroll down to view all the questions. On each question page you can scroll within the page to move from one candidate’s response to the next candidate’s response.” The following Newport Rhode Island 2014 City Council Candidates provide their responses to 15 questions created by the elections committee of The Alliance for a Livable Newport. – Marco Camacho – Martha Marie Grogan – Naomi Neville – Lynn Ceglie – Justin McLaughlin – Jeanne-Marie Napolitano – Andy (Claude Andrews) Lavarre – John Florez – Mike Farley – Harry Winthrop – Kate Leonard – John Edwards –   Click Here > 2014 Newport Rhode Island School Committee Candidates Questionnaire “Click on the Individual Responses tab and scroll down to read all of a candidate’s responses to the questions. Use the arrow keys just below the tabs to move from one candidate to another. Or click on the Question Summaries tab and scroll […]

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Posted by NewportAlliance - October 15, 2014 at 1:53 pm

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