2008 Special Municipal Election
The City of Santa Barbara will be holding a special municipal election on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, to vote on the following ballot measure:
CITY OF SANTA BARBARA
Shall Santa Barbara adopt an ordinance reducing the telecommunications utility users tax from 6% to 5.75% to fund police, fire, 911, parks/recreation, gang prevention and after school programs for at-risk youth, senior services, street repairs, public transit, and other general fund services; exempting low-income seniors; prohibiting a tax rate increase without voter approval; requiring equal treatment of taxpayers regardless of technology, annual audits, public review of expenditures and local control of all revenue?
Measure G Information
The following links open the Voter Sample Ballot to the exact pages where the specific content is found.
Argument in Favor
Rebuttal to Argument in Favor
Rebuttal to Argument Against
The City’s election will be consolidated with the County of Santa Barbara’s general election held on this date. Please click on the links above for additional information on the City’s measure.
For voter registration information, please contact County Elections at (805) 568-2200 or visit the County’s website at www.sbcvote.com.
Contact and Election Information
City Clerk's Office
735 Anacapa Street
Post Office Box 1990
Santa Barbara, California 93102-1990
Phone: (805) 564-5309
Fax: (805) 897-2623
The City Clerk’s Office is open daily, Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (City Hall is closed every other Friday)