South Dakota Repeal of the Telecommunication Tax, Initiative 8 (2006)

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The South Dakota Repeal of the Telecommunication Tax Initiative, also known as Initiative 8, was on the November 7, 2006 ballot in South Dakota as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have repealed a four percent tax on the gross receipts of wireless telecommunications companies.[1][2]

Election results

South Dakota Initiatve 8 (2006)
Defeatedd No199,89260.62%
Yes 129,851 39.38%

Election results via: South Dakota Political Almanac, South Dakota Constitutional Amendments, Initiatives and Referendums 1970-2010

Text of measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

Campaign finance


Donors to the measure for the measure:[3]

Top 4 contributors:

Donor Amount
South Dakotans Against Double Taxation $971,658
Cellco Partnership $708,786 $125,271
National Taxpayers Union Ballot Committee $354
Total $1,806,070


Donors to the measure against the measure:[3]

  • No on 8 Committee: $127,934
  • Total: $127,934

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