County of Solano Library Tax Extension, Measure L (June 2012)

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A County of Solano Sales Tax for Libraries Extension, Measure L ballot question was on the June 5, 2012 ballot for voters throughout Solano County, where it was overwhelmingly approved.[1]

The approval of Measure L means that a pre-existing sales tax of one-eighth-of-a-cent that supports the operations of the public libraries throughout the county will be extended for sixteen (16) more years.

A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for passage.[1]

Election results

Measure L
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 53,654 80.1%
No13,33019.9%
These final election results are from the Solano County elections office.

Ballot text

The question on the ballot:

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MEASURE L: Shall Ordinance No. 2011-1724 to extend the 1998 countywide library retail transactions and use tax at the rate of one-eighth of one percent (0.125%) for a maximum of 16 years, which provides local library funding; prevents library closures; maintains collections of books, databases, and other materials; preserves library hours and children, teen, adult, senior programs, including computer training, homework help, family literacy and children's storytimes, with all revenues staying in Solano County, be adopted?

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