Measure to repeal gas tax qualifies for November ballot
California Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced today that the initiative to repeal the gas tax has qualified for the November ballot.
Based on a random sample count, the measure gathered more than the 585,407 signatures required of registered voters.
Read the story in the Sacramento Bee, the Los Angeles Times, the San Jose Mercury News, the San Francisco Chronicle (photo below) or the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox, center, blasts a recent gas tax increase during a news conference Monday, June 18, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Cox is the chairman of a campaign to repeal the gas tax increase and faces Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom in November. Cox is flanked by Carl DeMaio, left, chairman of Reform California, and Jon Coupal, right, president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)