Skip to comments.PROPS. A, B, J AND K Tax hikes, housing bond measure defeated (SF DEFEATS TAX HIKE!)
Posted on 11/03/2004 1:08:55 AM PST by Simmy2.5
San Francisco voters rejected local sales and business tax increases, while two bond measures that would have raised property taxes to finance homeless and affordable housing development and preserve historic buildings failed to garner the two-thirds of the vote needed to pass, according to late election returns.
Mayor Gavin Newsom had campaigned vigorously for the sales and business tax increases, calling them necessary to keep local government services intact.
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