Chesterfield voters reject meals tax

Posted at 8:47 PM, Nov 05, 2013

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) -- Voters in Chesterfield County have struck down a meals tax by 56 to 44 percent Tuesday night.

Chesterfield leaders had predicted that the 2-percent tax could generate $4 million per year.

However, voters did approve a referendums for public safety projects by 71 to 30 percent and a Chesterfield school projects by 72 to
28 percent.

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