A City of Sacramento Utility Users Tax, Measure O
ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot
for voters in the city of Sacramento in Sacramento County
, where it was approved.
Measure O reduced the existing utility user tax rate from 7.5% to 7%, and expanded the tax to cover more items.
| Measure O|
| Yes|| 92,557|| 64.92%|
- These final, certified, results are from the Sacramento County elections office.
The question on the ballot:
|| Measure O: "Shall the Utility User Tax ordinance be amended to reduce the tax on communications users from 7.5% to 7.0%; assure that users of current and future communications technologies be treated fairly; preserve funding for essential municipal services like police, fire protection and youth programs; continue providing tax refunds for low-income residents and requiring annual independent financial audits; and prohibit any tax-rate increase without voter approval?"