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Orange County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
Measure W
Limitation on the Use of Eminent Domain
City of Newport Beach

22517 / 76.4% Yes votes ...... 6961 / 23.6% No votes

See Also: Index of all Measures

Results as of Jan 4 9:36am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (82/82)
50.5% Voter Turnout (756348/1497397)
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This Measure, if approved, will amend the City Charter to prohibit the City of Newport Beach and/or any City-Affiliated Agency from exercising the power of eminent domain to acquire real property, without the owner's consent, for the sole purpose of transferring the property from one person to another in order to further private economic development. The "Owner" of the property is defined as the owner of the fee title interest in the property. A "City-Affiliated Agency" is defined as any entity possessing the power of eminent domain, the governing board of which is solely composed of, or is solely appointed by, the members of the City Council of the City of Newport Beach.

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