City of Downey Utility Taxes, Measure D (November 2012)

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A City of Downey Utility Taxes, Measure D ballot question was on the November 6, 2012, ballot for voters in the City of Downey in Los Angeles County, where it was approved.

With approval of Measure D, the utility tax in the city went down from 5% to 4.8% but it applies to additional utilities.

Election results

Measure D
Approveda Yes 23,807 79.8%
Final official results from the Los Angeles County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure D: "Shall an ordinance be adopted to reduce the tax on telecommunication services from 5% to 4.8%; modernize the prdinance to treat taxpayers equally regardless of technology used; and to preserve funding of general City services, such as police, fire protection, street maintenance; and for parks and recreation, library and senior citizen programs; subject to an annual independent audit?"[1]

See also


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