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City of El Cajon Sales Tax Increase, Proposition J (November 2008)

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A City of El Cajon Sales Tax Increase, Proposition J ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of El Cajon in San Diego County, California, where it was approved.

Proposition J imposed a one-half cent transactions and use (sales) tax that will last for twenty years.

Election results

Proposition J
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 15,069 51.77%
No14,04048.23%
These final, certified, results are from the San Diego 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.

PROPOSITION J: "To prevent further cuts and preserve funding for general city services, including maintaining firefighters and police officers for adequate emergency response, reducing crime and criminal gang/drug activity, maintaining city streets/parks, and preserving youth/after-school programs; shall the City of El Cajon adopt an ordinance enacting a one-half cent transactions and use (sales) tax, automatically expiring in twenty years, with independent oversight, mandatory audits and all money staying local to preserve El Cajon city services?"

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