Missouri Gasoline Tax, Amendment 5 (August 1978)

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The Missouri Gasoline Tax Amendment, also known as Amendment 5, was on the August 8, 1978 ballot in Missouri as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have increased the gasoline tax from 7 to 10 cents per gallon. The measure also would have increased the counties' share of the net proceeds from 5% to 15%.[1][2]

Election results

Missouri Amendment 5 (August 1978)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No803,93687.73%
Yes 112,425 12.27%

Election results via: University of Missouri Institute for Public Policy

Text of measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

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