Election History


Date of Election: May 4, 2002
Type of Election: Council,Charter
City Population (at Time of the Election): 680,889
Number of Registered Voters: 473,828
Total Ballots Cast: 42,431
Percent of Registered Voters Who Voted: 9.00%
Place 1
Slusher, Daryl * 21,360 54.79%
Mitchell, Kirk 10,394 26.66%
Barrett, Craig A. 2,840 7.28%
Aldridge, Vincent W. 2,281 5.86%
Gale, Jennifer 2,111 5.41%
Place 3
Goodman, Jackie * 22,903 59.89%
Sifuentes, Bill 7,854 20.54%
Curtis, Linda 4,777 12.49%
Stallings, Robin 2,707 7.08%
Place 4
Run-Off Election was not set Griffith withdrew
Dunkerley, Betty 16,485 41.75%
Griffith, Beverly * ** 11,462 29.03%
McCracken, Brewster 10,431 26.41%
Bradford, Eddie Green 1,111 2.81%

* Incumbent
** Griffith withdrew before scheduling Run-off Election. Dunkerley was declared the winner.


Proposition 1 - Ordinance #020321-15
Yes % Yes No % No
10494 26.00% 29305 74.00%
Shall the city charter be amended to create a public financing system for campaigns of city council candidates?


Proposition 2 - Ordinance #020321-15F
Yes % Yes No % No
19108 49.00% 19685 51.00%
Shall the city charter be amended to repeal the campaign finance charter amendment adopted in 1997 that provided for a $100 limit on campaign contributions and other regulations?


Proposition 3 - Ordinance #020321-15A
Yes % Yes No % No
16249 42.00% 22456 58.00%
Shall the city charter be amended to provide for the election of eight members of the city council from single-member districts and two members of the city council and the mayor from the city at-large?


Proposition 4 - Ordinance #020320-15B
Yes % Yes No % No
17699 45.00% 21750 55.00%
Shall the city charter be amended to repeal the term-limits provision for the mayor and council members?


Proposition 5 - Ordinance #020321-15C
Yes % Yes No % No
24635 63.00% 14216 37.00%
Shall the city charter be amended to provide for electronic publication of council candidate campaign finance filings?


Proposition 6 - Ordinance #020321-15E
Yes % Yes No % No
27716 72.00% 10647 28.00%
Shall the city charter be amended to require municipal court judges to resign to run for elective office when there is more than one year left on their term, and to require other city council appointees to resign to run for elective office?


Proposition 7 - Ordinance #020321-15G
Yes % Yes No % No
11483 30.00% 26613 70.00%
Shall the city charter be amended to provide for city council appointment of an electric utility consumer analyst?


Proposition 8 - Ordinance #020321-15J
Yes % Yes No % No
26481 71.00% 10810 29.00%
Shall the city charter be amended to provide that the amount for which the city manager may contract without specific council approval is calculated on an annual basis rather than over the life of the contract, and to prohibit the city manager from entering into contracts for personal or professional services that may exceed the manager's authority?


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