PGI logo cropped.png
Congressional Millionaire’s Club
The Personal Gain Index shines a light on how members of Congress benefit during their tenure.





Difference between revisions of "Napa County Sales Tax for Road Repairs, Measure T (November 2012)"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Text replace - "{{napa}} where" to "{{napa}}, where")
m (Text replace - ""," to ","")
 
Line 1: Line 1:
{{tnr}}A '''Napa County Sales Tax for Road Repairs, Measure T''' ballot question was on the {{nov06ca2012}} for voters in {{napa}}, where it was '''approved'''.<ref name=napa>[http://napavalleyregister.com/news/local/supervisors-give-three-ballot-measures-the-green-light/article_6f831834-bff0-11e1-b1dc-0019bb2963f4.html ''Napa Valley Register'', "Supervisors give three ballot measures the green light", June 26, 2012]</ref>
+
{{tnr}}A '''Napa County Sales Tax for Road Repairs, Measure T''' ballot question was on the {{nov06ca2012}} for voters in {{napa}}, where it was '''approved'''.<ref name=napa>[http://napavalleyregister.com/news/local/supervisors-give-three-ballot-measures-the-green-light/article_6f831834-bff0-11e1-b1dc-0019bb2963f4.html ''Napa Valley Register'', "Supervisors give three ballot measures the green light," June 26, 2012]</ref>
  
 
Measure T resulted in a countywide half-cent sales tax increase. Money generated from the sales tax increase will be used for road repairs in the county. The amount raised by the tax is expected to be about $11 million.
 
Measure T resulted in a countywide half-cent sales tax increase. Money generated from the sales tax increase will be used for road repairs in the county. The amount raised by the tax is expected to be about $11 million.
  
The Measure T tax will expire in 25 years.<ref>[http://napavalleyregister.com/star/news/local/measures-crowd-nov-ballot/article_978ca484-ecc4-11e1-aa3c-0019bb2963f4.html ''Napa Valley Register'', "Measures crowd Nov. 6 ballot", August 23, 2012]</ref>
+
The Measure T tax will expire in 25 years.<ref>[http://napavalleyregister.com/star/news/local/measures-crowd-nov-ballot/article_978ca484-ecc4-11e1-aa3c-0019bb2963f4.html ''Napa Valley Register'', "Measures crowd Nov. 6 ballot," August 23, 2012]</ref>
  
 
A {{2/3}} was required for approval, because in California, when a local sales tax measure is earmarked for a specific purpose (as is the case with Measure T), it requires a higher threshold for approval than local sales tax measures that are not earmarked for specific purposes.
 
A {{2/3}} was required for approval, because in California, when a local sales tax measure is earmarked for a specific purpose (as is the case with Measure T), it requires a higher threshold for approval than local sales tax measures that are not earmarked for specific purposes.
Line 26: Line 26:
 
* The main campaign in favor of the measure was [http://www.fixourlocalroads.org/ Fix Our Local Roads - Yes on T]
 
* The main campaign in favor of the measure was [http://www.fixourlocalroads.org/ Fix Our Local Roads - Yes on T]
  
* The American Canyon Chamber of Commerce supported Measure T.<ref name=chamber>[http://napavalleyregister.com/eagle/news/local/amcan-chamber-offers-ballot-recommendations/article_8dba8b5e-18c2-11e2-95de-001a4bcf887a.html ''Napa Valley Register'', "AmCan chamber offers ballot recommendations", October 17, 2012]</ref>
+
* The American Canyon Chamber of Commerce supported Measure T.<ref name=chamber>[http://napavalleyregister.com/eagle/news/local/amcan-chamber-offers-ballot-recommendations/article_8dba8b5e-18c2-11e2-95de-001a4bcf887a.html ''Napa Valley Register'', "AmCan chamber offers ballot recommendations," October 17, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Opposition==
 
==Opposition==
* According to reports, there has been no formal opposition identified.<ref> [http://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/62489/advocates-hopeful-for-passage-of-napa-road-tax/ ''North Bay Business Journal'', "Advocates hopeful for passage of Napa road tax", October 15, 2012]</ref>
+
* According to reports, there has been no formal opposition identified.<ref> [http://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/62489/advocates-hopeful-for-passage-of-napa-road-tax/ ''North Bay Business Journal'', "Advocates hopeful for passage of Napa road tax," October 15, 2012]</ref>
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
  

Latest revision as of 07:57, 20 March 2014

A Napa County Sales Tax for Road Repairs, Measure T ballot question was on the November 6, 2012 ballot for voters in Napa County, where it was approved.[1]

Measure T resulted in a countywide half-cent sales tax increase. Money generated from the sales tax increase will be used for road repairs in the county. The amount raised by the tax is expected to be about $11 million.

The Measure T tax will expire in 25 years.[2]

A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval, because in California, when a local sales tax measure is earmarked for a specific purpose (as is the case with Measure T), it requires a higher threshold for approval than local sales tax measures that are not earmarked for specific purposes.

Election results

Measure T
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 39,462 74.77%
No13,31325.23%
Final certified results from the Napa County elections office.'

Support

  • The American Canyon Chamber of Commerce supported Measure T.[3]

Opposition

  • According to reports, there has been no formal opposition identified.[4]

See also

External links

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Suggest a link

References


Flag of California.png

This article about a local California ballot measure is a stub. You can help people learn about California's local ballot measures by expanding it.