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Macoupin County Public Safety Tax (April 2013)

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A Macoupin County Public Safety Tax question was defeated on the April 9, 2013 election ballot in Macoupin County, which is in Illinois.

If approved, this question would have authorized the County of Macoupin to increase sales taxes by 0.75% in order to fund public safety in the County.[1]

Election results

All Precincts:

Macoupin County Tax
Defeatedd No694269.8%
Yes 3006 30.2%
These election results are from the Macon County elections office

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

To pay for public safety purposes, shall Macoupin County be authorized to impose an increase on its share of local sales taxes by 0.75 percent? This would mean that a consumer would pay an additional 75 cents in sales tax for every $100 of tangible personal property bought at retail in Macoupin County.[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Public safety tax to be voted on by Macoupin County residents
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.