California Prop 29 Tobacco Tax Narrowly Loses In Final Vote TallyA closely-watched effort to impose a new tax on tobacco to pay for cancer research in the nation’s most populous state has failed by six tenths of a percentage point.
Prop. 29 Tobacco Tax Still Too Close To Call, Results May Take WeeksTwo weeks after California voters went to the polls, the fate of a ballot measure that would impose a new tax on cigarettes remains uncertain.
Many Votes From Tuesday’s California Primary Still UncountedThe votes are all in for the California primary but many remained uncounted Wednesday, leaving some races still up in the air, notably the statewide question on whether to increase the tax on tobacco to fund cancer research.
Prop. 29 Tobacco Tax Too Close To Call; Absentee Ballots UntalliedAs of Wednesday morning, Proposition 29 was apparently headed to defeat by just over 1 percent, or about 64,000 votes, out of more than 3.8 million votes counted. But there’s an unknown number of ballots left to be tallied.
Early Returns Show California Voters Divided On Tobacco TaxEarly election returns show Californians divided on whether to slap an additional $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products to fund cancer research.
Californians Weigh Proposition 29 $1 Per Pack Tobacco TaxCalifornia voters were deciding Tuesday whether to approve a tobacco tax that pits Lance Armstrong against major cigarette makers in a multimillion-dollar fight.
CBS 5 Poll: Prop. 29 Tobacco Tax Way Too Close To CallWith five days remaining until the deadline for voting, Proposition 29 may pass narrowly or may not pass, according to a new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll released Thursday.
Poll Shows California Voters Support Tobacco Tax, Term Limits MeasuresCalifornia voters appear ready to approve two statewide initiatives on the June 5 ballot, Proposition 28 to shorten legislator term limits and Proposition 29 to increase cigarette taxes, according to a new poll.