City of Lakewood Utility Users Tax, Measure L (November 2008)

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A City of Lakewood Telephone Users Tax, Measure L ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Lakewood in Los Angeles County, where it was approved.

Measure L extended the city's existing tax on telecommunication services to apply to additional types of technology.

Election results

Measure L
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 25,678 78.94%
No6,85221.06%
These final, certified, election results are from the Los Angeles County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

MEASURE L: "Shall an ordinance be adopted to update and continue the telecommunications portion of Lakewood’s utility users tax to fund law enforcement, gang and drug prevention programs, after-school activities, senior transportation, parks, street and traffic signal maintenance and other essential services, with exemptions for low-income residents and seniors and provisions for equal treatment of taxpayers regardless of technology used, annual audits, public review of expenditures, no rate increases without voter approval, and local control of revenues?"[1]

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