Help us Defend Measure A

An anti-tax measure headed to the November ballot in California would repeal Measure A and similar local citizen initiatives passed since 2022 and also set a two-thirds super majority requirement for citizen tax initiatives. To help us defeat this threat to our local control, click the donate button above or use our contact form.

As of April, the anti-tax measure does not have a ballot identifier. Its backers call it the “Taxpayer Protection Act.” The California Secretary of State tracking number is Initiative 1935. Look it up online to learn more.


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California law gives citizens powerful tools to pass laws, overturn laws and recall politicians at the local and state levels.

The Calaveras Local Fire Protection Tax Initiative uses the petition process to put a proposed law before voters. In March, 2023, the petition will be ready to begin circulation. The proponents then have six months to gather enough signatures to place the measure before voters. To qualify, the petition must receive at least 2,124 valid signatures. That number is equal to 10 percent of the number of ballots cast in Calaveras County during the last gubernatorial election in 2022.

If the petition receives enough valid signatures, it will go to the ballot as soon as the March 5, 2024 Primary Election.

If a majority of Calaveras County voters vote for the Calaveras Local Fire Protection Tax initiative, then it will be come law.

Click here to see a copy of the Calaveras County Citizens Guide to Qualifying a Measure for the Ballot

Click here to contact the campaign or to find out how you can help.

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