City of Sonoma Sales Tax Increase, Measure J (June 2012)

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A City of Sonoma Sales Tax Increase, Measure J ballot question was on the June 5, 2012 ballot for voters in the City of Sonoma in Sonoma County, where it was approved.[1]

Measure J increased the sales tax on the purchases of goods and services within the City of Sonoma by one-half of one percent for a term of 5 years.

Election results

Measure J
Approveda Yes 2,208 67.1%
These final election results are from the Sonoma County elections office.

Ballot text

The question on the ballot:

MEASURE J: "To preserve the safety, public services and quality of life of Sonoma, and provide funding for essential services such as police, fire and emergency medical services, street and road maintenance and repairs, flood prevention, park and open space maintenance, graffiti abatement and other general community services, shall an ordinance be adopted temporarily increasing the City sales tax by one-half of one percent for a term of 5 years, with all funds to be spent locally?"[2]

See also


  1. KTVU, "Sonoma: Voters approve all eight ballot measures," June 6, 2012
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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