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Voting on charter amendments in Los Angeles

Ronald Morrison Ketcham

Voting on charter amendments in Los Angeles

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Published in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Charters.

    • Edition Notes

      Reproduced from type-written copy.

      Other titlesCharter amendments in Los Angeles.
      Statement[by] Ronald M. Ketcham.
      SeriesBureau of governmental research, University of California at Los Angeles. Studies in local government,, no. 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS45 .C3 no. 3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination4 p. l., 33 (i. e. 35) p.
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6438633M
      LC Control Number42020054
      OCLC/WorldCa4151761

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