Mayor Kevin Faulconer, Assemblyman Todd Gloria and Councilor Scott Sherman hold a press conference in support of Measure C. / Photo by Adriana Heldiz
Supporters of Measure C sent a letter to San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria and City Council, asking them to declare that the hotel tax increase is indeed, officially, passed now that court cases elsewhere have more clearly established that similar measures only required a simple majority to be adopted.
He got 65.24% of the vote on March 3 in the Before Times. It was far from the two-thirds who would have made it law without all these hassles.
The city council never said it had failed.
Why? Background: The California Supreme Court ruled in 2017 that citizens’ initiatives are not governed by the same lines in the California Constitution that require a super-majority of voters to support a special tax …
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