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Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District parcel tax, Measure VV (November 2008)

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An Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District parcel tax, Measure VV ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District in Alameda County and Contra Costa County, where it was approved.

Measure VV increased an existing parcel tax levy in the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District by $4 per parcel, per month, for ten years.

In order to pass, a supermajority of at least 2/3rds of those voting in the election had to vote "yes."

Election results

Measure VV
County: Yes No
Votes  % Votes  %
Alameda County 268,488 72.15% 103,616 27.85%
Contra Costa County 40,483 70.12% 17,248 29.88%
Totals: 308,971 71.9% 120,864 28.1%
These election results are from the Alameda County elections office and the Contra Costa County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Measure VV: "To preserve affordable local public transportation that allows seniors and people with disabilities to remain independent, takes students to and from school, provides transportation alternatives given skyrocketing gas prices, helps residents commute to work and reduces traffic and greenhouse gas emissions by getting cars off the road shall the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) increase its existing parcel tax by $4 per parcel, per month for ten years with independent oversight and all money staying local?"

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