SLO County voters favoring sales tax measures

Posted at 10:22 PM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 01:50:05-05

Voters in five San Luis Obispo County cities had sales tax measures on the ballot this year.

The sales tax in every SLO County city is currently 7.75%. If the measures are approved by voters, the tax would be raised to 8.75% in Paso Robles, Atascadero, Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo, and Grover Beach.

Each measure needs 50% plus one vote to pass. The following results are as of 9:15 p.m. Tuesday:

  • Measure D, Atascadero - 60% yes, 40% no
  • Measure E, Morro Bay - 60% yes, 40% no
  • Measure F, Grover Beach - 55% yes, 45% no
  • Measure G, San Luis Obispo - 60% yes, 40% no
  • Measure J, Paso Robles - 58% yes, 42% no

In Pismo Beach, voters considered a measure to hike the hotel and visitors tax by 1%. Measure B requires 50% plus one vote to pass. Currently, yes votes total 83%.

In Santa Barbara County, the City of Guadalupe also had a sales tax measure on the ballot. Measure N was passing with 72% yes votes Tuesday night.

Click here for updated election results throughout the evening.