Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and his supporters Wednesday celebrated the defeat of Measure D – which would have shortened the mayoral term from four years to two – calling it a “victory for the people” and a sign that voters are wising up to the influence of money in politics, according to the Voice of OC.
Measure D got 8,262 yes votes, equal to 45.7% of the vote. The No side prevailed with 9,825 votes and 54.3% of the vote.
This is the beginning of the end for former Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle, who engineered Measure D and now must take his lumps for failing to fool the voters. Continue reading