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Los Angeles City Election TODAY 3/5

The City of Los Angeles has a primary election TODAY, March 5.

One of the ballot measures, Measure A, will raise the city's sales tax rate from 9.0% to 9.5%, making it one of the highest in the country.

If you live in the city of LA or know people who do, please let them know about the sales tax measure TODAY's election. This needs to get voted down.

Many people do know the boundaries of LA so here is a map. If you live in the colored areas, you live in the city of LA and can vote in TODAY's election (if you were registered to vote by February 18).


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Polls close in four hours

at 8pm PT.

If you haven't voted, make sure you do. The latest poll showed Measure A leading, which would raise the city's sales tax to 9.5%.


G-O V-O-T-E !

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

Election is today.

Polls are open until 8pm.

Find your polling place here:

Vote NO on Measure A to prevent the sales tax from rising to 9.5%.

New poll out today shows Measure A

leading 53%-41%.


If Measure A gets 50%+1 votes on Tuesday, March 5, LA's sales tax will rise from 9.0% to 9.5%.

If you live in LA, make sure you tell people about Measure A and get them to vote on Tuesday.

Deadline to register to vote

in this city election is February 18.

Mayor Villaraigosa wants a sales tax rate of 9.5%


If you live in LA, make sure you vote against Prop A in the March 5 election. Mail in ballots are starting to be sent out.

Where's the counter-proposal

Where's the counter-proposal that reduces it to zero?

Almost 4 million people

in LA. There's got to be more here on Daily Paul.

Anyone else in LA?

If you're not sure if you live within the city limits of LA, click on the link above.

If you go to school and live on campus at colleges like UCLA or USC, you can register to vote using your campus address and vote in the March 5 election.

Thank goodness I live east of the 710fwy and work east/outside

the 15th district (Joe Buscaino). The 0.25% sales tax vote just went into effect Jan 1st (8.75% to 9.0%)...and now an additional 0.5% for the City of (Tax Hell) Angels?!! Damn Demoncat socialists!!

If you know anyone in LA

please let them know about the election.

I am finding out that many people are unaware of the March 5 election but once they do know, they will vote against the sales tax.

Also, cities look at others when deciding what their sales tax rate should be. If LA's rate rises to 9.5%, other nearby cities will soon try to raise their rate.

I definitely will. South Gate & Pico Rivera is now at 10%..9.5%

at nearby El Monte, South El Monte, Sta Monica & Inglewood. Thankfully, I never shop at those areas (El Monte, very, very rarely though).

Hopefully, other cities in the future that would consider a local sales tax increase measure gets voted down by wised-up residents, hard.

The reason sales tax rates keep rising

is because this is what's always printed on the ballot for sales tax increases:

"To offset severe and repeated State cuts and provide funding for: 911 emergency response services; maintaining firefighter, paramedic, and police officer staffing levels; continuing community policing, senior services, after-school gang and drug prevention programs; repairing potholes and sidewalks; and other general municipal services; shall the City of Los Angeles enact a one-half cent transactions and use (generally referred to as sales) tax, with required independent audits, public review of expenditures, and all funds used locally?"

No one ever votes against that language.

I'll vote against it for sure. Does anyone know who Kevin James

is? He's running for mayor and I'm getting emails asking me to collect signatures etc for him. I'm looking at his web page, but I was wondering if anyone knew him directly.

Integrity means having to say things that people don't want to hear & especially to say things that the regime doesnt want to hear -RonPaul

Kevin James (not that "King of Queens" comedian) is a radio....

broadcaster, a former Assistant Fed Prosecutor and entertainment lawyer..and the only GOP (openly gay) I think that is running for the 2013 LA mayoral race.


Thanks. Is he any good?


Or just a one issue guy? Do you know?

I don't care if he is gay so long as he is better than the other terrible choices, but if he is RUNNING ON being gay and nothing else, that seems like a waste of time.

Integrity means having to say things that people don't want to hear & especially to say things that the regime doesnt want to hear -RonPaul

Not familiar at all with James..don't care as well with his

sexual orientation. But I think he's far from being a liberty candidate...a garden variety moderate GOP methinks, akin to Riordan. If there is a Libertarian running...I'd very likely vote for that candidate.