City of Gustine Sales Tax Increase, Measure N (November 2008)

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A City of Gustine Sales Tax Increase, Measure N ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Gustine in Merced County, California, where it was defeated.

If Measure N had been approved, it would have increased the city sales tax in Gustine by three-quarters of a cent.

Following the November 2008 rejection of Measure N, politicians in Gustine voted to put Measure B on the November 3, 2009 ballot. Unlike Measure N, Measure B was approved.

Election results

Measure N
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No78551.48%
Yes 740 48.52%
These final, certified, results are from the Merced County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

MEASURE N: "The Gustine Vital City Services Protection Measure. To maintain safety and vital city services including, but not limited to maintaining emergency response times by retaining police officers and sustaining fire protection services, repairing streets and roads and other general city services, shall the ordinance be adopted increasing the city general sales tax by three-quarter cent, with guaranteed independent financial audits?"[1]

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