An Ionia County 911 Operating Surcharge proposal was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Ionia County, which is in Michigan, where it was defeated.
| Ionia County 911 Surcharge Prop.|
|Yes|| 10,377|| 42.48%|
Results via Ionia County, General Elections November 6, 2012 Election Results Official Summary (dead link)
Text of measure
Language on the ballot:
||For the period beginning July 1, 2013 and continuing through the month of June in the year 2021, shall Ionia County be authorized to assess a monthly surcharge of up to Two Dollars and Forty Cents (not to exceed $2.40) on the monthly billings of landline, wireless and VOIP service suppliers within the geographic boundaries of Ionia County to be used exclusively for the funding of 911 emergency telephone call answering and dispatch services within Ionia County, including facilities, equipment and operations?