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Stockton Utility User Tax, Measure U (November 2008)

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A City of Stockton Utility User Tax Proposal, Measure U ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Stockton in San Joaquin County, California, where it was approved.

Measure U adopted an ordinance that extended the utility user tax in the City of Stockton so that it applies to more different types of technology than was the case before it was approved.

The Measure U tax was projected to raise about $11.7 million each year for Stockton.

Election results

Measure U
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 44,193 61.54%
No27,61738.46%
These final, certified, results are from the San Joaquin County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure U: "Shall an ordinance be adopted to modernize the current ordinance to treat taxpayers equally regardless of technology used for telecommunication and video services; to maintain funding for general municipal services, such as police and fire protection, street maintenance, parks and libraries, subject to an annual independent audit?"[1]

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