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County of Monterey Sales Tax for Roads, Measure Z (November 2008)

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A County of Monterey Sales Tax for Roads, Measure Z ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 for voters in Monterey County, California, where it was defeated.

If Measure Z had been approved, it would have imposed a 25-year sales tax of 1/2 of 1%, the proceeds of which would have been earmarked toward road and transportation projects, including work on Highways 1, 68, 156 and 101.

A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure Z
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No46,18237.45%
Yes 77,137 62.55%
These final, certified, election results are from the Monterey County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure Z: "Investment Plan for Monterey County Transportation. Shall Monterey County voters invest in our countywide transportation network by adopting a Transportation Investment Plan providing safety/congestion relief on Highways 1, 68, 156 and 101; pothole and local road repairs; alternatives to driving alone; bus service improvements; and, transportation for the elderly and persons with disabilities funded by a 25-year half-percent sales tax and state/federal matching funds, with a citizens’ oversight committee and independent audits?"[1]

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