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Buchanan County Sales Tax Implementation (February 2012)

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A Buchanan County Sales Tax Implementation measure was on the February 7, 2012 ballot in Buchanan County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 4,422 (64.02%)Approveda
  • NO 2,485 (35.98%)[1]

This measure sought to continue a sales tax set at a rate of .25 percent for a period of eight years in order to help pay for capital improvement projects and economic development throughout the county.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the County of Buchanan retain a Countywide sales tax at the rate of 1/4 cent for the purpose of capital improvements, restoration, and economic development? This will expire with an eight year sunset clause in the year 2020.[3]


  1. Buchanan County Elections, February Election Results
  2. Buchanan County Elections, February Sample Ballot
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.