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They were looking for “electorally generated veto points” — that is to say, elected bodies that could block change.

It took about a year, but they changed that golden-share, that veto power over major transactions into what they called the Public Interest Foundation.

A state law passed just before Ikrata’s arrival gave the city of San Diego an effective veto at SANDAG.

Politics Report: Audit Day at SANDAGScott Lewis and Andrew KeattsSeptember 19, 2020Voice of San Diego

If reformers hope to succeed in curbing overpolicing, they will first have to overcome the challenge of underpolicing, which has often allowed officers to exercise an effective veto on reform.

San Diego needs support from just two other cities to exercise a veto.

Politics Report: Who Will Get the Midway Rose?Scott Lewis and Andrew KeattsAugust 15, 2020Voice of San Diego

Gómez had hoped to secure six City Council votes on Tuesday to avoid the prospect of a veto by Mayor Kevin Faulconer and to allow the repayment extension to be enacted immediately.

When passed by both Houses the President has ten days to sign or veto them.

CitizenshipEmma Guy Cromwell

But the veto against sword-wearing overtaxed the patience of the extreme Conservatives.

Bills may be passed against the veto by two-thirds majorities.

For the power of the President over legislation by means of the veto, see pp. 78, 79.

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