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City of Ridgecrest Sales Tax for Street Repairs, Measure N (November 2008)

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A City of Ridgecrest Sales Tax for Street Repairs, Measure N ballot measure was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Ridgecrest in Kern County, California, where it was defeated.

If Measure N had been approved, it would have imposed a "special transactions and use tax" for "specific street improvements." The sales tax would have been .75 cents. The tax would have been in effect for ten years.

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

Election results

Measure N
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No4,80148.48%
Yes 6,241 56.52%
These final, certified, election results are from the Kern County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

MEASURE N: "Shall an ordinance be approved that adopts a special transactions and use tax to pay for specific street improvements at the rate of three quarters of a percent (3/4%) of the retail sales price, to be administered by the California State Board of Equalization, to terminate 10 years following activation, and to include an Ad Hoc Citizens Advisory Committee?"[1]

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