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City Revenue Generating Tax Measures Fare Well in Tuesday’s Elections

Local Tax and Bond Measure Results from CaliforniaCityFinance.com

November 4, 2015
Throughout California yesterday, 67 local measures in 17 counties appeared on the ballot.
 
Among those measures 40 concerned taxes and bonds. City majority vote general taxes fared well with 12 of 14 passing, including all three hotel tax measures and both Utility User Taxes.
 
Twelve of the 14 school measures passed including eight school bonds and four parcel tax extensions.
 
Non-school parcel taxes and general obligation (GO) bonds did not fare is well with their higher two-thirds vote requirement. Among the three GO Bonds, only San Francisco’s ambitious $310 million affordable housing bond passed. Four of the nine parcel taxes passed.
 
The full report is available online.
 


 
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