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Orange County, CA November 4, 2014 Election
Measure AA
Modernization of Utility User Tax
City of Santa Ana

Ordinance - Majority Approval Required

Pass: 24,845 / 75.7% Yes votes ...... 7,955 / 24.3% No votes

See Also: Index of all Measures

Results as of Dec 28 11:40am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (109/109)
17.7% Voter Turnout (640,358/1,424,216)
Information shown below: Yes/No Meaning | Official Information |

Shall the ordinance authorizing an amendment to the City's Utility Users Tax (`'UUT") Ordinance (Santa Ana Municipal Code, Chapter 35, Article VI) be approved? This measure will 1) modernize the City's UUT as it relates to telecommunications; 2) will reduce the UUT across the board from the rate of six percent (6%) down to five and one-half percent (5%) of all charges made for telecommunication, electricity, gas and water services; and 3) eliminates exemptions, including a maximum tax cap of $11,000 so that all taxpayers are treated equally?

Meaning of Voting Yes/No
A YES vote on this measure means:
A "yes" vote is a vote in favor of adopting the updated UUT and reducing the tax to 5%.

A NO vote on this measure means:
A "no" vote will reject the proposed amendments and continue the UUT in its present form.

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