Measure M passes easily, Eppler retains seat, McClintock victorious

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Measure M, the Mariposa County ballot initiative to raise the tax on tourists who purchase accommodations, passed easily in the Tuesday general election. The measure, which will raise the transient occupancy tax by 2 percent and put an estimated $3 million per year into county coffers, garnered 3,953 votes while there were 2,673 votes against, according to the unofficial final […]