The Utah End Food Taxes Initiative
appeared on the November 1990 statewide ballot
, where it failed, with 44.2% of voters in favor. It was one of three statewide ballot measures
that year in Utah; of these statewide measures, the "End Food Taxes" initiative was the only initiated
measure. Had the measure passed, it would have removed state and local sales taxes
The ballot question said:
Shall a law be enacted to remove state and local sales taxes from food, except food prepared for immediate consumption and food sold through vending machines?