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City of Barstow Sales Tax Increase, Measure D (November 2008)

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A City of Barstow Sales Tax Increase, Measure D ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Barstow in San Bernardino County, where it was defeated.

If Measure D had been approved, it would have increases the sales tax in the city by 3/4 of a cent.

A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure D
Defeatedd No2,52643.1%
Yes 3,346 56.9%
These final, certified, results are from the San Bernardino County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

MEASURE D: "To hire enough new police officers/firefighters/paramedics to fight gangs/crime; shut down meth/drug hotspots; meet minimum firefighter/paramedic staffing levels; and acquire police, fire and emergency safety equipment, shall the City of Barstow enact a ¾ cent transaction (sales) and use tax ordinance, requiring all funds generated be spent on Barstow’s fire, police and emergency protection/response with expenditures subject to annual independent audits and citizens’ oversight?"

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