Santa Clara County Vehicle Registration Fee, Measure B (November 2010)

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A Santa Clara County Vehicle Registration Fee was on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in Santa Clara County.[1] It was approved.

Measure B will add $10 to the fees associated with registering a vehicle in the county.

So-called "county congestion agencies" are allowed to place measures like this on the ballot under a law passed by the California State Legislature in October 2009.

Election results

  • Yes: 246,079 (51.93%) Approveda
  • No: 227,773 (48.07%)

These election results are from the Santa Clara County elections division as of November 27, 2010.

A simple majority vote was required to enact the new tax.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure B: To repair potholes, repave and maintain local streets, improve traffic flow on local roads; increase Santa Clara County’s share of state/federal matching funds; improve safety; and pay for other congestion and pollution mitigation projects; shall the motor vehicle registration fee be increased $10 for each vehicle registered in Santa Clara County; thereby relieving traffic congestion, improving streets and reducing polluted, toxic roadway runoff which contaminates water supplies, with all revenues to remain in Santa Clara County?[2]

See also

External links


  1. Contra Costa Times, "Car fee increase to go before Alameda County voters in November," July 15, 2010
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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