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Voters in Kansas City and LA Approve Streetcar Financing
The year concludes with two more wins at the ballot box for transit. Voters in special downtown taxing districts in Kansas City, MO and Los Angeles, CA have approved new taxes to finance streetcar projects. The success rate for 2012 stands at 79%.
Voters Approved 70% of Measures on Election Day!
Click above to read CFTE's post-election press release and continue on to the list of 2012 ballot measures. All 2012 measures are listed by date. To see only the November 6 elections select 'Nov 2012' from the drop-down menu and click SORT.
Voters Support Transit at the Ballot Box
Transit measures are more than twice as successful as ballot measures generally, which are only approved about 35% of the time!
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2012 Los Angeles County, CA
A Q&A with Gloria Ohland, Director of Policy and Communications at Move LA. In November 2012, a measure to extend a 30-year, 0.5 percent sales tax by an additional 30 years was narrowly defeated by ...VIEW THIS STORY ›