A County of Monterey Sales Tax for Roads, Measure Z
ballot question was on the November 4, 2008
for voters in Monterey County
, where it was defeated.
If Measure Z had been approved, it would have imposed a 25-year sales tax of 1/2 of 1%, the proceeds of which would have been earmarked toward road and transportation projects, including work on Highways 1, 68, 156 and 101.
A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval.
| Measure Z|
|Yes|| 77,137|| 62.55%|
- These final, certified, election results are from the Monterey County elections office.
The question on the ballot:
|| Measure Z: "Investment Plan for Monterey County Transportation. Shall Monterey County voters invest in our countywide transportation network by adopting a Transportation Investment Plan providing safety/congestion relief on Highways 1, 68, 156 and 101; pothole and local road repairs; alternatives to driving alone; bus service improvements; and, transportation for the elderly and persons with disabilities funded by a 25-year half-percent sales tax and state/federal matching funds, with a citizens’ oversight committee and independent audits?"