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
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.
| Measure H|
| Yes|| 16,389|| 79.2%|
- These final, certified, election results are from the Sonoma County elections office.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| 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?"