City of Hawthorne Utility Users Tax, Measure V (November 2008)
The proposition asked that the city's utility user tax remain at 5% but be extended to additional utilities.
- Yes: 15,704 (73.4%)
- No: 5,694 (26.4%)
The ballot language was:
- Shall Ordinance No. 1925 be adopted to maintain the rate of the City of Hawthorne’s Communication Users’ Tax (formerly the Telephone Users Tax and Cable Television Users Tax) at 5%; to revise the method for calculating and collecting the Communication Users’ Tax to reflect technological advances and changes in federal law; to continue the tax exemption for senior-citizen and disabled households; and to ratify and approve the past collection of the Tax?