Vote NO on Issue 27
The new campaign to reject this Sales Tax Increase will be known as ISSUE 27 on the November Ballot. The
"Vote NO' campaign will be will have it's own web site:
Please go directly to that site to Volunteer and get involved
in this important campaign to hold your county government accountable.
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Press Release Regarding Issue 27 Press Conference on 10/02/07
The Voters of Hamilton County have spoken and the Board of Elections has confirmed that it will disclose tomorrow that the Petition Drive to Place the Sales Tax on the Ballot has been successful. It is believed that there are in excess of 10,000 signatures more than required to place the issue on the Ballot. The NAACP deserves full credit for initiating this process and having the foresight to let the Voters take a look at this $900 million tax increase. Commissioner Pat Dewine has also been very important in holding the line on tax increases for Voters of Hamilton County.
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Leaders of WeDemandAVote.com pictured at the Hyde Park Rally on June 27, 2007.
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Pictured: Green Party's Justin Jeffre, City Council Candidate MIchael Patton, WeDemand Chairman Daniel Regenold, NAACP President Christopher Smitherman, Sales Tax Fighter, Sandy O'Brien, COAST Attorney Chris Finney , Commissioner Pat DeWine, Libertarian Scott Nazzarine, Businessman Ed Rothenberg.
Happy October 1, 2007
The Sales Tax increase to 7% that Hamilton County Commissioners
David Pepper and Todd Portune tried to sneak into law was scheduled to go into effect today.This pork filled $777 million in spending was stopped by 56,951 voters who signed a referendum petition to place this issue on the Ballot in November.
Final Total 56,951
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WeDemandAVote.com Chairman, Daniel Regenold and NAACP President Christopher Smitherman announced Friday, July 13, 2007 that they have received a total of 56,951 Signatures out of 28,750 needed to place the Sales Tax issue on the Ballot in November."Our partnership of 7 organizations has worked hard to make this happen for the Voters of Hamilton County. The voters need a chance to review this $900 million Sales Tax Increase and vote on it!" said Regenold and Smitherman. The petitions now go to Hamilton County Auditor Dustry Rhodes for 10 days for public inspection then on to the Board of Elections for 10 days where signatures will be reviewed against Voter Signatures Cards. A final decision on the number of signatures approved should come around August 10, 2007.