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Granite City Current Levy Increase (March 2012)

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A Granite City Current Levy Increase measure was on the March 20, 2012 ballot in the city of Granite city which is in Madison County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 594
  • NO 2,294 Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current property tax in order to further pay for police and firefighter pension funds.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the City of Granite City increase its annual real estate tax levy assessed under 40 ILCS 5/3-125 and under 40 ILCS 5/4-118, dedicated to funding the City's required portion of the Firefighters' and Police Officers' Pension Funds?[3]


  1. Madison County Clerk, March Election Results
  2. Madison County Elections, Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.