Fresno County Library Tax, Measure L (November 2008)

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A County of Fresno Library Sales Tax, Measure L ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in Fresno County, California, where it was defeated.

If Measure L had been approved, it would have authorized Fresno County to increase the county sales tax by one-quarter of one cent for sixteen years.

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

Election results

Measure L
Defeatedd No94,57336.59%
Yes 163,865 63.41%
These final, certified, election results are from the Fresno County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure L: "To add books, separate homework areas for children/youth, work with neighborhood schools to increase after school and job search programs, improve, upgrade, repair, and construct urban/rural Fresno County branch libraries; including disability access, fire safety, remove asbestos, improve energy efficiency and technology, shall Fresno County voters amend the one-eighth cent sales tax with a one-quarter cent sales tax for sixteen years with independent public review of expenditures?"[1]

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