City of Marina Sales Tax, Measure M (November 2010)

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A City of Marina Sales Tax, Measure M was on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in the City of Marina in Monterey County.[1] It was approved.

Measure M increased the sales tax in Marina by 1%. The higher sales tax was designed to end in five years. City of Marina voters also approved Measure N, a hotel tax increase.

A simple majority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure M
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2,966 62.69%
No1,76537.31%
These final, certified results are from the Smartvoter.org, California, “November, 2010, local ballot measures”.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

To preserve funding for general city services, including but not limited to, maintaining firefighters and police officers for adequate emergency response, reducing crime and criminal gang and drug activity, maintaining city streets and parks, senior programs and youth after-school programs, shall the City of Marina adopt an ordinance enacting a temporary one percent (1%) transactions and use (sales) tax to automatically expire in five years, with all money staying locally to preserve Marina city services.[2]

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  1. Monterey Herald, "Voters' choices add up at election time," August 13, 2010
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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