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   OR Measure 66 - Raises tax on household income at and above $250,000 (and $125,000 for individual filers).

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OR 66 - Raise tax on household income above $250,000 (and $125,000 for individual filers)?

Race Type

Referendum

Filing Deadline

7/1/2009 12:00 am

Polls Open

1/26/2010 9:00 am

Polls Close

1/26/2010 10:00 pm

Term Starts

3/1/2010 12:00 pm

Term Ends

1/1/2100 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 12/13/2009, Updated 12/31/2011

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BALLOT TITLE: Raises tax on household income at and above $250,000 (and $125,000 for individual filers). Reduces income taxes on unemployment benefits in 2009. Provides funds currently budgeted for education, health care, public safety, other services. Yes vote: “Yes” vote raises tax on incomes above $250,000 for households, $125,000 for individual filers. Tax rate increases 1.8 percentage points on amount of taxable income between $250,000 and $500,000, 2 percentage points on amount above $500,000 for households. For individual filers, the rate increases begin at $125,000 and $250,000 respectively. Eliminates income taxes on the first $2,400 of unemployment benefits received in 2009. Raises estimated $472 million to provide funds currently budgeted for education, health care, public safety, other services. No vote: “No” vote rejects tax changes on incomes at and above $250,000 for households, $125,000 for individual filers. Rejects tax exemption for first $2,400 of unemployment benefits received in 2009. Leaves amount currently budgeted for education, health care, public safety, other services underfunded by estimated $472 million.


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CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Yes
(YES)
Announced 11/30/2008

692,687
54.27%

 

No
(NO)
Announced 11/30/2008

583,707
45.73%

 

Source for election returns: http://www.sos.state.or.us/elections/doc/history/jan262010/s10_abstract.pdf


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