A special election was held this week in Newhall. On the ballot was the following.
PUBLIC MEASURE A: Shall the terms of office for the City Council Members of the City of Newhall, Iowa be changed from a term of two (2) years to a term of four (4) years, and the Council members terms be staggered in accordance with the provisions of Iowa Code 376.2?
The measure did not pass...by one vote. The unofficial results are below:
YES 27 49.09%
NO 28 50.91%