A City of Hawthorne Utility Users Tax, Measure V
ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot
for voters in the City of Hawthorne in Los Angeles County
, where it was approved.
Measure V left the city's utility user tax at 5% but extended it to additional utilities, resulting in an overall increase in utility tax revenues to the city.
| Measure V|
| Yes|| 15,704|| 73.4%|
- These final, certified, election results are from the Los Angeles County elections office.
The question on the ballot:
|| MEASURE V: "Shall Ordinance No. 1925 be adopted to maintain the rate of the City of Hawthorne’s Communication Users’ Tax (formerly the Telephone Users Tax and Cable Television Users Tax) at 5%; to revise the method for calculating and collecting the Communication Users’ Tax to reflect technological advances and changes in federal law; to continue the tax exemption for senior-citizen and disabled households; and to ratify and approve the past collection of the Tax?"