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City of Petaluma Advisory Vote on Gambling, Measure H (November 2006)

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A City of Petaluma Advisory Vote on Gambling, Measure H ballot question was on the November 7, 2006 ballot for voters in the City of Petaluma in Sonoma County, where it was approved.[1]

Measure H was an advisory vote. It requested that the Petaluma City Council to "take all lawful steps" to oppose the plans of a casino developer to develop gambling facilities on the approximately 277 acres of land south of Petaluma between Highway 101 and the Petaluma River opposite Kastania Road. The Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians was one developer that was eyeing the possibility of installing a gaming development on that land.

Election results

Measure H
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 16,389 79.2%
No4,29420.8%
These final, certified, election results are from the Sonoma County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

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

Measure H: "Shall the Petaluma City Council take all lawful steps to oppose gaming on approximately 277 acres of land south of Petaluma between Highway 101 and the Petaluma River opposite Kastania Road, including: opposing the United States placing such property into trust for the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians; and urging all other governmental officials with authority concerning gaming on such property to oppose such gaming consistent with the will of the voters?"

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