City of Oakland Parcel Tax for Police, Measure NN (November 2008)

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A City of Oakland Police Parcel Tax, Measure NN ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Oakland in Alameda County, where it was defeated.

If Measure NN had been approved, it would have given the city the authority to levy a parcel tax to fund the cost of adding 105 police officers and 75 administrative personnel in the police department.

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

Election results

Measure NN
Defeatedd No68,59945.59%
Yes 81,859 54.41%
These final election results are from the Alameda County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure NN: "To provide more police services to neighborhoods and businesses for the purpose of preventing crime and enhancing resources for investigation of crimes, shall the City of Oakland authorize a parcel tax to fund the cost of (1) adding a total of 105 police officers and 75 police services technicians; (2) a crime data management system for crime analysis; and (3) mandatory independent annual audits and evaluations with performance standards?"[1]

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