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City of Oakland Utility Users Tax, Measure J (June 2008)

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A City of Oakland Utility Users Tax, Measure J ballot question was on the June 3, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Oakland in Alameda County, California, where it was approved.

When Measure J was approved, the City of Oakland already had a utility users tax in place. What Measure J did was extend the types of telephone services to which the tax applies.

Election results

Measure J
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 44,694 79.59%
No11,46020.41%
These final, certified, election results are from the Alameda County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure J: "Without raising current tax rates, shall Oakland's existing telephone utility user tax be modernized so that tax be modernized so that tax payers are treated equally regardless of technology used?"[1]

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