A City of Oakland Utility Users Tax, Measure J
ballot question was on the June 3, 2008 ballot
for voters in the City of Oakland in Alameda County
, where it was approved
When Measure J was approved, the City of Oakland already had a utility users tax in place. What Measure J did was extend the types of telephone services to which the tax applies.
| Measure J|
| Yes|| 44,694|| 79.59%|
- These final, certified, election results are from the Alameda County elections office.
The question on the ballot:
|| Measure J: "Without raising current tax rates, shall Oakland's existing telephone utility user tax be modernized so that tax be modernized so that tax payers are treated equally regardless of technology used?"