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Distribution of answers submitted by American voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Oct 20, 2016. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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* Data estimated by matching users to U.S. Census data block groups via the American Community Survey (2007-2011)
Learn more about Measure 732
Measure 732 will impose a carbon emission tax on certain fossil fuels and fossil-fuel-generated electricity, reduce the sales tax by one percentage point, increase a low-income exemption, and reduce certain manufacturing taxes. Beginning in 2017 Carbon dioxide would be charged at a $15 per metric ton and would gradually increase to $100 per metric ton. The measure would use the additional tax revenue to lower the sales tax rate by one percentage point over two years, increase a low-income sales tax exemption, and reduce certain manufacturing taxes. Proponents argue that it will address climate change by cutting pollution. Opponents, including the Sierra Club, argue that revenues from the measure's carbon tax would not be invested in ramping up jobs in clean fuels infrastructure or energy efficiency. See recent Measure 732 news