County Voters On Track to Approve Measure X Sales Tax to Provide for Critical County Needs

East County Today, November 7, 2020

This week’s election results saw a wide majority of county voters vote in support of Measure X. As of the 5pm on November 6, 58% of ballots counted were in favor of the measure. Measure X, which only required a simple majority to pass, received extensive support across the county.

“With Measure X election results moving in the right direction, a crucial next step is to establish a Measure X oversight body that holds supervisors accountable to efficiently and effectively spend the revenue as intended,” said Working Group Co-Chair and Ensuring Opportunity Senior Director Mariana Moore. “We look forward to providing community feedback to the board once the ballots are certified.”

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