On Tuesday, October 20, the Common Council passed a resolution authorizing a referendum, to take place in November 2016, on the weighted vote. The proposed referendum was the first step toward achieving in Hudson the constitutional standard of one person, one vote. A simple majority--1,015 affirmative votes--was required to pass the resolution. The resolution passed with 1,104 affirmative votes. Today, Mayor William Hallenbeck, in his wisdom, vetoed the resolution. Click here to read his veto message.