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Olympia City Sales and Use Tax Increase Proposition (November 2012)

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An Olympia City Sales and Use Tax Increase measure was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Thurston County, which is in Washington.

If approved, this proposition authorizes Olympia City to impose a 0.1% sales and tax split between the City (85%) and Thurston County (15%) to be used for public safety and criminal justice purposes.[1]

Election results

Olympia City Tax Prop.
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 11,408 56.85%
No8,66043.15%

Election results from Thurston County, Current Election Results.

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

The City Council of the City of Olympia adopted Resolution No. M-1780 concerning a sales and use tax increase pursuant to RCW 82.14.450. If approved, this proposition would authorize the City to impose an additional sales and use tax of 0.1%, split between the City (85%) and Thurston County (15%) as required by state law. City proceeds shall be used for public safety and criminal justice purposes as allowed by RCW 82.14.450.


Should this proposition be:

Approved

Rejected[2]


See also


References

  1. Thurston County Elections, Voter Pamphlet
  2. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Sno



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