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Mesa Bed Tax Increase, Cactus League Stadium (November 2010)

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A Mesa Bed Tax Increase measure was on the November 2, 2010 ballot in the city of Mesa which is in Maricopa County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 63,177 (63.7%)Approveda
  • NO 35,985 (36.3%)[1]

This measure sought to increase the local hotel taxes from the current rate of 3 percent to 5 percent. The money generated from this tax increase will go towards funding a new Cactus League stadium to host the Chicago Cubs. The measure will also allow city officials to use additional money from the city's enterprise fund to supplement money raised from the taxes. Sale of land in Pinal county will also be used to help pay for the stadium's construction.[2]

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