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Santa Monica Sales Tax Proceeds for Schools Advisory Question, Measure YY (November 2010)

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A Santa Monica Sales Tax Proceeds for Schools Advisory Question was on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in the City of Santa Monica in Los Angeles County.[1] It was approved.

Measure YY was a companion measure to a non-advisory question, Measure Y to raise the city's sales tax from 9.75% to 10.25%.[1] Both measures were approved.

The advisory question asked voters if they think that 50% of the approximately $12 million/year that the sales tax hike would generate shold be earmarked to support public education in the city.

Election results

  • Yes: 20,207 (67.87%) Approveda
  • No: 9,564 (32.13%)

Results are from the Los Angeles County election results website, as of November 11, 2010.


Santa Monica's police and fire unions voted to endorse Measure YY.[2]

See also


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