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Why was Measure O placed on the ballot?

Over the past 25 years, $368 million in State takeaways continues to affect the County’s budget. Measure O would continue existing, voter-approved locally-controlled funding that cannot be taken by Sacramento. Measure O will maintain current essential services, including:

  • Maintaining 911 emergency response times
  • Providing services for the victims of child abuse
  • Maintaining rural ambulance and fire protection services
  • Providing additional mental health services for children
  • Ensuring there are sheriff’s deputies on-duty 24 hours a day
  • Repairing deteriorating roads

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1. What is Measure O?
2. Why was Measure O placed on the ballot?
3. How else will Measure O continue protecting public safety?
4. How does Measure O help kids stay safe?
5. What does Measure O cost?
6. Is Measure O fiscally accountable?
7. When is the election?
8. Where can I get more information about Measure O?