November 8, 2023 •
Voters in New Haven, Connecticut Extend Mayor’s Term to Four Years
Voters in New Haven, Connecticut approved changes to the City Charter, which includes extending the terms of the mayor, the city clerk, and alders (members of the Board of Aldermen) from two to four years.
Additionally, the revision allows the Board of Alderman to increase the salaries for alders, allows them more power to reform commissions and boards, and requires all city contracts of above $100,000 to be approved by them.
The increases in the length of terms takes effect in 2027, following two more election cycles.
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