Chartering change in Grand Junction

In 1909, Grand Junction voters adopted a city charter that was among the most innovative in the country, including a new system of voting that is making a comeback in the 21st century.

But when that voting system led to the election of an avowed Socialist as the city's mayor, people began to have second thoughts.

To read my history column on the first city charter, click on the PDF link below.

City Charter 4-5-21
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