Madisonians widely backed Tuesday the idea of 12-year term limits for council members but rejected other proposals as part of a series of advisory referendums on the spring election ballot.
In other advisory referendum questions, voters supported term limits and maintaining 20 alders.
After much study and debate, Madison voters will soon advise if the city should have a smaller, full-time, higher-paid City Council, which could lead to the biggest changes in the city's governance structure in decades.
Voters will be asked four questions about pay for alders, the number of alders, the length of terms for alders and if there should be term limits.
The advisory referendum questions will be on ballot in the spring.
All of a sudden, some powerful interests and officials are trying to muzzle the citizens of Wisconsin.
Voters on the Nov. 6 ballot will be asked if they think marijuana should be legalized.
If approved by the County Board, the ballot question added to the Nov. 6 ballot would ask if voters think marijuana should be legalized, taxed and regulated in the same that alcohol is for adults over 21-years-old.
The public has the chance to comment on the RTA's plan, which will depend on a proposed sales tax that could go before voters on April 5.
In almost all of the 45 suburban and rural Dane County communities that held advisory referendums on commuter rail Tuesday, voters said no to the idea of a half-cent sales tax.