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Measure Details

Proposed by Initiative Petition Relating to Taxation

Arizona Ballot Measure - Proposition 204

Election: Nov. 6, 2012 (General)
Outcome: Failed

Categories:
Infrastructure
Government Budget and Spending
Taxes

Yes
768,422
(36.22%)

Argument For

No
1,353,212
(63.78%)

Argument Against

Measure Text

Effective June 1, 2013, permanently increases the state sales tax by one cent per dollar for the purpose of funding educational programs, public transportation infrastructure projects, and human services; forbids reductions to current K-12 and university funding levels; and forbids reductions to the current state sales tax base.

A "yes" vote shall have the effect of permanently increasing the state sales tax by one cent per dollar, effective June 1, 2013, for the purpose of funding educational programs, public transportation infrastructure projects, and human services. It forbids reductions to current K-12 and university funding levels and forbids reductions to the current state sales tax base.

A "no" vote shall have the effect of not increasing the state sales tax by one cent per one dollar, beginning June 1, 2013.

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