Leon County School Sales Tax Renewal (November 2012)

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A Leon County School Sales Tax Renewal measure was on the November 6, 2012 ballot in Leon County, where it was approved.

This measure sought to renew the current school sales tax which is set at a rate of .5% for a further fifteen years in order to continue to pay for school upgrades, maintenance costs and other school district needs. The original tax was first approved in 2002 by voters, this measure would just renew the previously approved tax.[1]

Election results

Leon County School Tax Question
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 94,005 67.53%
No45,19132.47%

Election results from Leon County, Unofficial Election Results Summary

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall a one-half cent discretionary sales surtax be levied in Leon County for a period of 15 years, beginning January 1, 2013, to finance education facilities, including construction, reconstruction, retrofitting, renovation, remodeling, land acquisition and improvement and the purchase of technology equipment, hardware and software for the Leon County School District, which levy will extend the existing one-half cent discretionary sales surtax that expires December 31, 2012.[2]

References

  1. WCTV News, "School Board Approves Sales Tax Referendum," May 22, 2012
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.