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Marshall County School Sales Tax Increase (November 2012)

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A Marshall County School Sales Tax Increase measure was on the November 6, 2012 ballot in Marshall County, where it was defeated.

This measure sought to increase the county sales tax to a rate of 7.25 percent in order to give additional funds to Henry-Senachwine, Midland and Fieldcrest schools. The additional money would have helped maintain school facilities. Funds would have been distributed to the schools based on student population.[1]

Election results

Marshall County School Sales Tax Increase
Defeatedd No2,91651.10%
Yes 2,790 48.90%

Election results from Marshall County 2012 election results

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:[2]

Shall a retailers' occupation tax and a service occupation tax (commonly referred to as a "sales tax" be imposed in The County of Marshall, Illinois, at a rate of 1% to be used exclusively for school facility purposes?[3]

See also


  1. The Journal Star, "Henry, Midland schools count on ballot initiative," August 22, 2012
  2. Marshall County 2012 election referendum," accessed November 16, 2012
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.