Alachua County Sales Surtax Levy, Question 1 (November 2012)

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An Alachua County Sales Surtax Levy question is on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Alachua County, which is in Florida, where it was defeated.

If approved, this question would have authorized the County of Alachua to levy a sales surtax of .75% for 15 years in order to fund road maintenance, paving and reconstruction in the County.[1]

Election results

Alachua County Road Tax Question
Defeatedd No75,26167.32%
Yes 36,535 32.68%

Election results from Alachua County, Unofficial Election Results Summary

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall Alachua County implement a Road Improvement Plan to extend the life and improve the safety of county Roads by maintaining, paving and reconstructing Roads; and in the Cities of Gainesville, Alachua, Newberry, High Springs, Hawthorne, Waldo and Archer, and the Towns of Micanopy and LaCrosse, funding municipal Road maintenance, construction, reconstruction and paving projects; by levying a 3/4% sales surtax for 15 years subject to independent audit and citizen review.

FOR the three–quarters percent (3/4%) transportation sales surtax.
AGAINST the three–quarters percent (3/4%) transportation sales surtax.[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Alachua County Elections, Sample Ballot
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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