City of Sacramento Utility Users Tax, Measure O (November 2008)

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A City of Sacramento Utility Users Tax, Measure O ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the city of Sacramento in Sacramento County, California, where it was approved.

Measure O reduced the existing utility user tax rate from 7.5% to 7%, and expanded the tax to cover more items.

Election results

Measure O
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 92,557 64.92%
No50,01835.08%
These final, certified, results are from the Sacramento County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure O: "Shall the Utility User Tax ordinance be amended to reduce the tax on communications users from 7.5% to 7.0%; assure that users of current and future communications technologies be treated fairly; preserve funding for essential municipal services like police, fire protection and youth programs; continue providing tax refunds for low-income residents and requiring annual independent financial audits; and prohibit any tax-rate increase without voter approval?"[1]

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