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City of Rancho Cordova Utility Users Tax, Measure B (May 2009)

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A City of Rancho Cordova Utility Users Tax, Measure B ballot question was on the May 19, 2009 ballot for voters in the City of Rancho Cordova in Sacramento County, where it was defeated.

If Measure B had been approved, it would have authorized the City of Rancho Cordova to continue its existing 2.5% utility user tax and to extend the tax to cover additional types of telecommunication activities.

A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval because the tax was designated as a special tax that could only be used for certain purposes by the city when they drew up the details of Measure B.

Election results

Measure B
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 4,591 56.47%
No3,53943.53%
These final, certified, election results are from the Sacramento County election 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 B: "In order to provide funding for police services, maintenance of and improvements to city streets, sidewalks, and landscaping, graffiti removal, and code enforcement, shall an ordinance be adopted to continue the City of Rancho Cordova’s existing 2.5% utility users’ tax on telecommunication and video services, and to modernize the ordinance to treat taxpayers equally regardless of technology used?"

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