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Jefferson City Sales tax Continuation Question (August 2011)

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A Jefferson City Sales tax Continuation Question was on the August 2, 2011 ballot in the city of Jefferson which is in Cole County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 2,145 (78.95%)Approveda
  • NO 572 (21.05%)[1]

This measure sought to continue the current sales tax in the city which is set at a rate of .5 percent for a further five years in order to continue to help pay for capital improvement projects in the city.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the City of Jefferson continue the current sales tax of one-half of one percent for the purpose of funding capital improvements by its imposition for the period of April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2017?[3]

Additional reading


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