For the first time in Princeton’s history, the city can govern itself exclusively through a home rule charter.
Council made it official on Friday, Nov. 18 by calling a special meeting to canvass the votes and declare the charter to be the law of the city. Voters approved the charter with nearly 56% of them approving its creation, a decision that City Attorney David Overcash describes as a landslide.
“Any time two candidates are running against each other and one of them wins 55% of the vote, that’s a landslide,” he added.
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