81st Annual Meeting: June 21-24, 2013 in Las Vegas

CALLING FOR THE U.S. GOVERNMENT TO SUPPORT FREE AND FAIR ELECTIONS IN VENEZUELA AND IN ALL COUNTRIES

      WHEREAS, the country of Venezuela recently had a Presidential election; and

      WHEREAS, it appears that the Presidential election in Venezuela was fraudulent in nature and as the result of that fraudulence was the so-called “election” of a person to be President of Venezuela who was not selected by the people of Venezuela to become their President, and

      NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that The United States Conference of Mayors supports free and fair elections in all countries; and

      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that The United States Conference of Mayors calls upon the government of the United States to actively support the people of Venezuela to be free to choose their leaders in fair and impartial elections.


RESOLUTION ADOPTED JUNE 2013