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Marin County, California Ballot Measures

November 3, 2020

Marin County is one of 58 California counties. The Office of the Marin County Registrar of Voters is responsible for the conduct of elections in the county, including elections on local ballot measures for all municipalities and school districts.

Information provided courtesy of Ballotpedia.org


Novato, California, Measure Q, Hotel Tax (November 2020):

A “yes” vote supports authorizing a 2% increase to the city's hotel tax generating an estimated $400,000 per year for city services including COVID-19 recovery, law enforcement, emergency response, street repair, business recovery and disaster response.

A “no” vote opposes authorizing a 2% increase to the city's hotel tax generating an estimated $400,000 per year for city services including COVID-19 recovery, law enforcement, emergency response, street repair, business recovery and disaster response.

San Rafael, California, Measure R, Sales Tax (November 2020):

A “yes” vote supports authorizing an additional sales tax of 0.25% for nine years generating an estimated $3.4 million per year for essential services including disaster preparedness, street repair, emergency response, parks, crime prevention, and services for youth, seniors, families, and homeless individuals, thereby increasing the total sales tax rate in San Rafael from 9% to 9.25%.

A “no” vote opposes authorizing an additional sales tax of 0.25% for nine years generating an estimated $3.4 million per year for essential services including disaster preparedness, street repair, emergency response, parks, crime prevention, and services for youth, seniors, families, and homeless individuals, thereby leaving the existing total sales tax rate in San Rafael at 9%.

Sausalito Marin City School District, California, Measure P, Bond Issue (November 2020):

A “yes” vote supports authorizing the Sausalito Marin City School District to issue up to $41.6 million in bonds with bond revenue going to fund construction of new classrooms, upgrades to libraries, labs and facilities, and improvements to safety and security and requiring an estimated property tax levy of $30 per $100,000 in assessed value.

A “no” vote opposes authorizing the Sausalito Marin City School District to issue up to $41.6 million in bonds with bond revenue going to fund construction of new classrooms, upgrades to libraries, labs and facilities, and improvements to safety and security and requiring an estimated property tax levy of $30 per $100,000 in assessed value.

Tamalpais Union High School District, California, Measure M, Parcel Tax (November 2020):

A “yes” vote supports renewing for nine years an existing annual parcel tax of $469 per parcel, thereby generating an estimated $16.8 million per year for the Tamalpais Union High School District.

A “no” vote opposes renewing for nine years an existing annual parcel tax of $469 per parcel, thereby generating an estimated $16.8 million per year for the Tamalpais Union High School District.