Jefferson City Sales Tax Implementation (February 2012)

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A Jefferson City Sales Tax Implementation measure was on the February 7, 2012 ballot in the city of Jefferson which is in Cole County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 3,224 (38.87%)
  • NO 5,069 (61.13%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to implement a sales tax set at a rate of .5 percent for a period of ten years in order to pay for economic development projects in the city.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the City of Jefferson impose a sales tax at a rate of one-half of one percent for economic development purposes by its imposition for the period of June 1, 2012, to May 31, 2022?[3]


  1. Cole County Clerk, February Election Results
  2. Cole County Elections, February Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.