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Four-Year Term Passes
New Bedford voters have approved a ballot question lengthening the mayoral term from two years to four years, beginning with the winner of the 2019 city election.
Longer Mayoral Term?
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has made an official move to change the City's charter, allowing for four-year mayoral terms instead of the current two-year terms.
Mitchell presented the City Council with the proposal on Wednesday, saying the modification would bring stability to the City's executive …