Missouri Cell Phone Tax, Proposition A (August 2002)

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The Missouri Cell Phone Tax Act, also known as Proposition A, was on the August 6, 2002 ballot in Missouri as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have established a fee of up to $0.50 per month to be charged to every wireless telephone in order to fund statewide enhanced wireless 911 service.[1][2]

Election results

Missouri Proposition A (August 2002)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No600,27465.31%
Yes 318,875 34.69%

Election results via: University of Missouri Institute for Public Policy

Text of measure

The question on the ballot appeared as:[2]

Shall the Missouri Office of Administration be authorized to establish a fee of up to fifty cents per month to be charged every wireless telephone (cell phone) number for the purpose of funding wireless enhanced 911 service? [3]

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