Transportation Ballot Measures

2015 Election Monitoring: Current Elections

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Election Date:
February 13, 2015

Sacramento, CA

Type: Advisory

Outcome: Win

Results: Passed, 66% - 34%

Downtown property owner assessment for streetcar service. Measure is advisory and, if successful, would set up a second and binding vote in April.

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Election Date:
March 17, 2015

Atlanta, GA

Type: Bond

Outcome: Uncounted

Residents of the City of Atlanta will be asked to vote on an infrastructure bond referendum on Tuesday, March 17. The Atlanta City Council approved a ...

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Election Date:
April 28, 2015

Spokane, WA

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome:

Spokane Transit Authority will send a .3% sales to fund new projects and service expansion. 10-year levy estimated to raise $300 million for transit. STA ...

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Election Date:
May 05, 2015

Sacramento, CA

Type: Other

Outcome:

If a property owners assessment election is successful, downtown residents will vote on establishing a streetcar funding district.

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Election Date:
May 05, 2015

Addison Township, MI

Type: Property Tax

Outcome:

Levies a new 5 year, 0.25 millage to raise $70,000 to join the North Oakland Transportation Authority (NOTA).

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Election Date:
May 05, 2015

Frenchtown Township, MI

Type: Property Tax

Outcome:

Lake Erie Transit will ask Frenchtown Township voters to approve a .25 mill increase to the current .75 mill. The measure will raise $1.1 million in the ...

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Election Date:
May 05, 2015

Monroe, MI

Type: Property Tax

Outcome:

Lake Erie Transit will ask  Monroe voters to approve a .25 mill increase to the current .75 mill. The measure will raise $906,744 in the city to cover ...

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Election Date:
May 05, 2015

Statewide, MI

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome:

Voters will decide on a state constitutional amendment to increase the sales tax by 1% to raise $1.3 billion for transportation improvements. Transit will ...

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Election Date:
May 09, 2015

San Antonio, TX

Type: Other

Outcome:

Proposition 1 is an anti-transit measure that would require any future rail projects to be approved by San Antonio voters.

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Election Date:
May 19, 2015

Bourne, MA

Type: RTA Participation/Creation

Outcome:

If approved, the town of Bourne will officially petition the Massachusetts legislature to  include Bourne in the Massachusettes Bay Transportation ...

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Election Date:
May 29, 2015

Vancouver, CAN

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome:

0.5 percent provincial sales tax to fund $7.5 billion over ten years in new transit services that include a Vancouver subway, light rail in Surrey and ...

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Election Date:
June 02, 2015

Sonoma County, CA

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome:

Titled the Sonoma County 2015 Transactions and Use Tax Ordinance, the measure would raise the county sales tax by a quarter-cent for five years. The funds ...

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Election Date:
August 04, 2015

Kalamazoo, MI

Type: Property Tax

Outcome:

Six communities (Kalamazoo, Portage, Parchment, Kalamazoo Township, Comstock, Oshtemo) will vote on a transit property tax millage of 0.75 mills for five ...

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Election Date:
August 04, 2015

Saginaw, MI

Type: Property Tax

Outcome:

Renewal of a 3-mill tax to fund the majority of operations at Saginaw Transit Authority Regional Services.

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Election Date:
August 25, 2015

Phoenix, AZ

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome:

An extension of Transit 2000, a 0.40-cent sales tax, which expires in 2020. The measure will increase the sales tax to 0.73-cent and extend the expiration ...

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Election Date:
November 03, 2015

Seattle, WA

Type: Property Tax

Outcome:

Renewal of The 2006 "Bridging the Gap" complete streets measure that expires in 2015. The 2006 measure was a nine-year, $365 million levy for ...

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2014 Results YTD
18 States
61 Measures

Win: 42
Loss: 19

Success Rate: 69%

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2013 Results
8 States
15 Measures

Win: 11
Loss: 4

Success Rate: 73%

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2012 Results
17 States
62 Measures

Win: 49
Loss: 13

Success Rate: 79%

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