County Referenda

Description Date
2016 Referendum November 7, 2016
To Authorize a One Percent Sales and Use Tax be imposed in Beaufort County for not more than four (4) years to raise the total cost for specific projects
2014 Referendum November 4, 2014
To Authorize a Bond Issue not to exceed $20 million to continue the Beaufort County, South Carolina Rural and Critical Land Preservation Program
Attorney General Opinion March 9, 2012
A 2012 Referendum to Authorize a Bond Issue in the Amount of $25 million to continue the Beaufort County, South Carolina Rural and Critical Land Preservation Program
2012 Referendum January 25, 2012
To Authorize a Bond Issue in the amount of $25 million to continue the Beaufort County, South Carolina Rural and Critical Land Preservation Program
2012 Referendum January 23, 2012
To change the form of County Government of Beaufort County, South Carolina form Council-Administrator to Council-Manager
Referendum Question #1 November 7, 2006
$50 million of General Obligations Bonds to defray the costs of the Rural and Critical Lands Preservation Program.
Referendum Question #2 November 7, 2006
$152 million One Percent Special Transportation Sales and Use Tax for Transportation Related Projects.
Referendum Question #3 November 7, 2006
$152 million of General Obligation Bonds to Fund Transportation Related Projects Identified in 2006 Referendum Question #2.
U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division; Chief Voting Section Pre-Clearance Submission September 5, 2006
$50 million of General Obligations Bonds for the Continuation of the Rural and Critical Lands Preservation Program.
U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division; Chief Voting Section Pre-Clearance Submission September 5, 2006
$152 million One Percent Special Transportation Sales and Use Tax for Transportation Related Projects.
Referendum Question #1 November 2, 2004
$122 million One Percent Capital Project Sales Tax Act.
Referendum Question #1 November 5, 2002
$63.8 million One Cent Special Transportation Sales and Use Tax.
Referendum Recap/Chronology 2001
Sunday Liquor / Alcohol Sales.
Referendum Question #1 November 7, 2000
$40 million of General Obligations Bonds for the Purpose of Land Preservation.
Referendum Question #1 November 3, 1998
Special Purpose One Percent Sales and Use Tax for Transportation Project ($40,000,000)
Referendum Question #1 November 5, 1996
Special Purpose One Percent Sales and Use Tax for Transportation Project ($102,014,600)
Referendum Special Election November 5, 1991
Local Option Sales and Use Tax for Property Tax Relief
Referendum Question #1 November 6, 1990
Local Option Sales and Use Tax for Property Tax Relief