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Poll finds California voters support taxes on cigarettes, commercial properties

The survey found two-thirds of likely voters, including a majority of Republicans, support increasing taxes on cigarettes and more than half want to overhaul Proposition 13 and start taxing commercial properties at current market rates. But Californians remain divided on other tax proposals, the poll shows. Fewer than half of likely voters want to tax oil and natural gas extraction or extend Proposition 30’s temporary sales and income tax hikes, which are set to expire fully in 2018.

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