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Elyria City Income Tax Increase (November 2010)

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AnElyria City Income Tax Increase measure was on the November 2, 2010 ballot in the city of Elyria which is in Lorain County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 7,377 (47.69%)
  • NO 8,093 (52.31%) Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the city income tax to 2 percent, the added amount would go towards helping fund the city police department, estimated around $2.8 million a year. The money would have mainly gone towards hiring new officers, buying new vehicles and giving current officers more training.[2]