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Elk Grove Utility Users Tax, Measure J (November 2010)

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An Elk Grove Utility Users Tax, Measure J ballot proposition was on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in Elk Grove in Sacramento County.

It was approved.

Measure J extends the types of utilities to which the city's existing utility tax applies, while reducing the overall utility tax rate from 2.5% to 2.25%. Although the tax rate is reduced with Measure J, the city's overall revenues will increase as a result of its passage because of the additional utilities to which the utility tax now applies.

Election results

  • Yes: 31,093 (76.57%) Approveda
  • No: 9,514 (23.43%)

Election results are from the Sacramento County elections division as of November 24, 2010.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure J: Shall an ordinance be adopted to reduce the existing Utility User Tax from 2.5% to 2.25%; modernize the current ordinance to treat taxpayers equally regardless of technology used for telecommunications and video services; to preserve funding for essential general municipal services, such as public safety?[1]

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