West Feliciana Sales Tax Measure, 2009

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A West Feliciana Sales Tax Measure was on the November 14, 2009 ballot in West Feliciana Parish.

This measure was defeated with 53.18 percent against it.[1]

The measure called for implementing a 1-cent sales tax. Revenue generated by the tax will be directed towards acquiring, upgrading and maintaining roads and bridges, drainage, sewer, water and sanitation facilities. In total the tax is expected to generate approximately $1.6 million per year in additional revenue.[2]

The same measure was defeated on November 4, 2008. A total of 2,338 people voted in favor of the tax and 2,752 voted against the measure.[3]