City of Cupertino Hotel Tax, Measure C (November 2011)

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A City of Cupertino Hotel Tax, Measure C ballot question was on the November 8, 2011 ballot for voters in the City of Cupertino in Santa Clara County, where it was approved.

Measure C's approval means that the hotel tax in the city will increase from 10% to 12%. The tax has been at 10% since 1991. The city will receive about $450,000 in additional revenue every year from the Measure C hotel tax increase.[1]

Election results

Measure C
Approveda Yes 8,088 82.49%
Election results are from the Santa Clara County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure C: Cupertino Transient Occupancy Tax. To maintain and protect general city services, including library services, neighborhood police patrols, rapid 9-1-1 emergency response times, city street maintenance, current levels of police officers and school traffic safety and crossing guards, shall the City of Cupertino increase the existing transient occupancy tax paid by hotel guests from 10% to 12% with proceeds placed in the City’s General Fund for local use, requiring annual audits and public expenditure review?[2]

External links


  1. Palo Alto Online, "A less-perfect union?," September 30, 2011
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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