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Year Q # Question Type Locality/District Results
2014 Food and Beverage Tax 

Shall there be imposed a tax in the amount of four percent upon food and beverages sold, for human consumption, by a restaurant, as such term is defined in subdivision 9 of ? 35.1-1 of the Code of Virginia, which tax shall not be levied on food and beverages so...See Details »
County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
2,072 43.2%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
2,728 56.8%
Total Votes Cast 4,800 See Details »
2013 Food and Beverage Tax 

Shall there be imposed a tax in the amount of four percent upon food and beverages sold for human consumption by a restaurant as defined in Section 35.1-1 of the Code of Virginia which tax shall not be levied on food and beverages sold by (1) Boarding houses th...See Details »
County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,796 35.6%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
3,251 64.4%
Total Votes Cast 5,047 See Details »
2012 Food and Beverage Tax 

Shall there be imposed a tax in the amount of four percent upon food and beverages sold for human consumption by a restaurant as defined in Section 35.1-1 of the Code of Virginia which tax shall not be levied on food and beverages sold by (1) Boarding houses th...See Details »
County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
3,161 38.6%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
5,031 61.4%
Total Votes Cast 8,192 See Details »
2013 Food and Beverage Tax 

Beginning on January 1, 2014, may Smyth County, Virginia, in the unincorporated areas of Smyth County, or in any incorporated areas without a Food and Beverage Tax, levy a Food and Beverage tax of four (4%) percent on food and beverages as defined in ? 35.1-1 o...See Details »
County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
2,217 30.2%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
5,115 69.8%
Total Votes Cast 7,332 See Details »
2012 Food and Beverage Tax 

Should Brunswick County, Virginia, levy a tax on food and beverages sold, for human consumption, by a restaurant, not to exceed four percent (4%) of the amount charged for such food and beverages, and should grocery stores and convenience stores selling prepare...See Details »
County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
2,756 37.4%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
4,610 62.6%
Total Votes Cast 7,366 See Details »
2011 Food and Beverage Tax 

Shall Halifax County be authorized to levy a tax on food and beverages sold, for human consumption, by restaurants in the County, in an amount not to exceed four percent (4%) of the amount charged for such food and beverages?See Details »
County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
5,709 58.4%
No
4,066 41.6%
Total Votes Cast 9,775 See Details »
2014 Food and Beverage Tax 

For the purpose of reducing dependence on the real estate tax, shall the Board of Supervisors be authorized, pursuant to Virginia Code ? 58.13833, to implement tax on food and beverages, sold for human consumption, by a restaurant as defined in subdivision 9 o...See Details »
County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,438 44.4%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
1,803 55.6%
Total Votes Cast 3,241 See Details »
2013 Meals Tax 

For the sole purpose of funding capital projects which further the public safety and public education needs of Chesterfield County and the Chesterfield County Public Schools, shall the County of Chesterfield, Virginia be authorized to levy a tax on prepared food and bevera...See Details »
County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
45,310 43.9%
No
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57,904 56.1%
Total Votes Cast 103,214 See Details »
2013 Food and Beverage Tax 

For the purpose of reducing dependence on the real estate tax, shall the Board of Supervisors be authorized, pursuant to Virginia Code ? 58.13833, to implement tax on food and beverages, sold for human consumption, by a restaurant as defined in Subdivision 9 of...See Details »
County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,425 42.6%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
1,921 57.4%
Total Votes Cast 3,346 See Details »
2013 Meals Tax 

For the purpose of funding the operational needs and capital projects of the Henrico County Public Schools, shall the County of Henrico, Virginia, be authorized, pursuant to Section 58.1-3833 of the Code of Virginia of 1950, as amended, to levy a tax on prepared food and b...See Details »
County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
52,628 51.5%
No
49,646 48.5%
Total Votes Cast 102,274 See Details »
2013 Food and Beverage Tax 

"Should the Board of Supervisors levy a Food and Beverage Tax within Middlesex County, Virginia". The revenues collected from the tax shall be designated and spent as follows: 1. One-half of such revenue shall be designated for general fund revenue and expe...See Details »
County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
2,130 55.8%
No
1,686 44.2%
Total Votes Cast 3,816 See Details »
2012 Food and Beverage Tax 

Should the Board of Supervisors of Buckingham County, Virginia adopt a tax on food and beverages of up to FOUR (4) PERCENT, as authorized by ? 58.1-3833 of the 1950 Code of Virginia, as amended?See Details »
County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
2,213 31.4%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
4,838 68.6%
Total Votes Cast 7,051 See Details »
2012 Food and Beverage Tax 

Shall the Campbell County Board of Supervisors be authorized to implement a Meals Tax on prepared food and beverages sold outside the limits of the Towns of Altavista and Brookneal in an amount not to exceed 4%?See Details »
County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
9,026 38.9%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
14,175 61.1%
Total Votes Cast 23,201 See Details »
2011 Food and Beverage Tax 

Shall the Louisa County Board of Supervisors be empowered to support and fund capital improvements to public safety and/or education by levy of a tax upon food and beverages sold, for human consumption, by a restaurant as defined in Subdivision 9 of Section 35....See Details »
County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
4,352 50.7%
No
4,232 49.3%
Total Votes Cast 8,584 See Details »
2014 Meals Tax 

Shall Mathews County be authorized to levy a tax as permitted by Section 58.1-3833 of the Code of Virginia, on foods and beverages sold for human consumption by restaurants and on prepared sandwiches and single-meal platters sold at delicatessen counters, by grocery stores...See Details »
County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,101 36.8%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
1,892 63.2%
Total Votes Cast 2,993 See Details »
2010 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
3,984 41.8%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
5,539 58.2%
Total Votes Cast 9,523 See Details »
2010 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
2,276 45.4%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
2,741 54.6%
Total Votes Cast 5,017 See Details »
2010 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,692 43.9%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
2,158 56.1%
Total Votes Cast 3,850 See Details »
2009 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
2,565 32.5%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
5,317 67.5%
Total Votes Cast 7,882 See Details »
2009 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,804 38.3%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
2,909 61.7%
Total Votes Cast 4,713 See Details »
2009 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
11,350 54.5%
No
9,483 45.5%
Total Votes Cast 20,833 See Details »
2009 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
2,307 50.8%
No
2,236 49.2%
Total Votes Cast 4,543 See Details »
2009 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,055 37.6%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
1,754 62.4%
Total Votes Cast 2,809 See Details »
2008 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
6,956 37.5%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
11,588 62.5%
Total Votes Cast 18,544 See Details »
2008 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
10,032 30.6%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
22,800 69.4%
Total Votes Cast 32,832 See Details »
2008 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
3,939 50.3%
No
3,894 49.7%
Total Votes Cast 7,833 See Details »
2008 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
41,066 30.9%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
92,015 69.1%
Total Votes Cast 133,081 See Details »
2008 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
15,079 46.8%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
17,122 53.2%
Total Votes Cast 32,201 See Details »
2008 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
3,212 28.3%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
8,133 71.7%
Total Votes Cast 11,345 See Details »
2008 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,011 41.7%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
1,413 58.3%
Total Votes Cast 2,424 See Details »
2007 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,626 23.3%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
5,344 76.7%
Total Votes Cast 6,970 See Details »
2007 Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
7,891 54.4%
No
6,625 45.6%
Total Votes Cast 14,516 See Details »
2006 Food & Beverage Tax - Special ElectionSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
5,052 45.1%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
6,150 54.9%
Total Votes Cast 11,202 See Details »
2006 Food and beverage tax - Special ElectionSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
2,240 23.1%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
7,447 76.9%
Total Votes Cast 9,687 See Details »
2006 Food and Beverage Tax - Special ElectionSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
8,459 43.9%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
10,815 56.1%
Total Votes Cast 19,274 See Details »
2006 Food and Beverage Tax - Special ElectionSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
2,394 25.1%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
7,147 74.9%
Total Votes Cast 9,541 See Details »
2005 Food and Beverage Tax - Special ElectionSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
4,229 45.3%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
5,112 54.7%
Total Votes Cast 9,341 See Details »
2005 Food and Beverage Tax - Special ElectionSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,538 42.5%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
2,081 57.5%
Total Votes Cast 3,619 See Details »
2005 Food and Beverage Tax - Special ElectionSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,467 30.8%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
3,296 69.2%
Total Votes Cast 4,763 See Details »
2005 Food and Beverage Tax - Special ElectionSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
4,484 29.1%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
10,908 70.9%
Total Votes Cast 15,392 See Details »
2005 Shall the County of Pittsylvania authorize a tax on food - Special ElectionSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
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2004 Food and Beverage Tax - Special ElectionSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
2,192 33.7%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
4,308 66.3%
Total Votes Cast 6,500 See Details »
2004 Food and Beverage Tax - Special ElectionSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
8,323 53.7%
No
7,187 46.3%
Total Votes Cast 15,510 See Details »
2004 Food and Beverage Tax - Special ElectionSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
5,992 43.1%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
7,903 56.9%
Total Votes Cast 13,895 See Details »
2004 Food and Beverage Tax - Special ElectionSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
4,874 62.3%
No
2,944 37.7%
Total Votes Cast 7,818 See Details »
2004 Food and Beverage Tax - Special ElectionSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
19,550 41.0%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
28,097 59.0%
Total Votes Cast 47,647 See Details »
2003 Food and Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
2,045 51.3%
No
1,940 48.7%
Total Votes Cast 3,985 See Details »
2002 Food and Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Missing Data
2002 Food and Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
2,333 47.9%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
2,533 52.1%
Total Votes Cast 4,866 See Details »
2002 Food and Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Missing Data
2001 Food and Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
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3,564 58.8%
No
2,497 41.2%
Total Votes Cast 6,061 See Details »
2001 Food and Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,131 38.3%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
1,821 61.7%
Total Votes Cast 2,952 See Details »
2000 County Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
4,139 45.3%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
4,994 54.7%
Total Votes Cast 9,133 See Details »
2000 County Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
4,474 29.5%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
10,688 70.5%
Total Votes Cast 15,162 See Details »
2000 County Food And Beverage Tax (2 Seats)See Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
1,067 41.5%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
1,504 58.5%
Total Votes Cast 2,571 See Details »
2000 County Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
2,683 20.5%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
10,413 79.5%
Total Votes Cast 13,096 See Details »
2000 County Food And Beverage Tax (2 Seats)See Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
4,341 29.4%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
10,436 70.6%
Total Votes Cast 14,777 See Details »
2000 County Food And Beverage Tax (2 Seats)See Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
2,246 29.0%
No
Checkmark icon to designate the winner
5,498 71.0%
Total Votes Cast 7,744 See Details »
2000 County Food And Beverage TaxSee Details » County/City Question Various cities/towns
Response Vote Count %
Yes
2,447 26.9%
No
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6,663 73.1%
Total Votes Cast 9,110 See Details »