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Town of San Anselmo sales tax, Measure D (November 2013)

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A Town of San Anselmo sales tax, Measure D ballot question was on the November 5, 2013, election ballot for voters in Town of San Anselmo Marin County, which is in California. It was approved.

This measure increased the sales tax in the city by 0.5% for 10 years.[1]

Officials said the measure was required primarily for road maintenance and repair.[2]

Election results

Measure D
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2,376 69.92%
No1,02230.08%
These final, certified results are from the Marin County elections office.

Text of measure

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

To repair potholes, repave roads, reduce traffic congestion, maintain and improve

sidewalks/drainage/street medians, preserve public safety, and improve other general Town services, facilities, and infrastructure, shall the Town of San Anselmo establish a one-half percent (.5%) sales tax for ten years, with annual independent audits, mandatory public expenditure reports, and an independent citizens’ oversight committee with all funds staying in San Anselmo under local control?[1][3]

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Resolution

A copy of Resolution No. 4044, which referred Measure D to the ballot, is available here.

Support

Supporters

  • Renew San Anselmo, a committee for Measure D

Arguments in favor

Officials argued that the approval of this measure was vital for necessary city services.[2]

Polls

Below are the results of a poll asking potential voters if they were planning on voting for Measure D:

Measure D - Support v. Opposition
Poll Definitely yes Probably yesUndecided, lean yesUndecided, lean noProbably noDefinitely noUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates poll - Measure D support
June 7-16, 2013
32%26%7%3%11%17%5%+/-6277
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 San Anselmo City November 5, 2013 ballot content
  2. 2.0 2.1 Marin News, "Four Marin municipalities go hat in hand for sales tax hikes," September 22, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.