Transportation Ballot Measures


2014 Election Monitoring: Current Elections

Filter results:
Election Date:
March 11, 2014

Tigard, OR

Type: Other

Outcome: Loss

Results: Passed, 51% to 49%

If passed, this measure would amend the Tigard Charter adopting a declared public policy opposing construction of new high-capacity transit corridors within ...

Read More »
Election Date:
April 22, 2014

King County, WA

Type: Other

Outcome: Loss

Results: Failed, 45 to 55%

April Ballot will create a Transportation Benefit District that will implement a $60 annual vehicle fee and a one-tenth of a cent sales tax, generating a ...

Read More »
Election Date:
May 06, 2014

Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti, MI

Type: Property Tax

Outcome: Win

Results: Passed, 71% to 29%

The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority adopted a five-year transit improvement plan which includes a request to voters for an additional transit ...

Read More »
Election Date:
May 07, 2014

Lorain County, OH

Type: Property Tax

Outcome: Loss

Results: Failed, 42% to 58%

The transit tax, on the ballot as Issue 11, is for a 0.065 mills and would last five years.

Read More »
Election Date:
May 13, 2014

Vienna, WV

Type: Property Tax

Outcome: Win

Results: Passed, 81% to 19%

A two-year renewal of a property tax levy for the Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority, which operates Easy Rider.

Read More »
Election Date:
May 13, 2014

Parkersburg, WV

Type: Property Tax

Outcome: Win

Results: Passed, 77% to 23%

A two-year renewal of a property tax levy for the Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority, which operates Easy Rider.

Read More »
Election Date:
May 20, 2014

Milwaukie, OR

Type: Bond

Outcome: Win

Results: Passed, 53%-47%

Milwaukie is expected to vote on a ballot measure to pass a $4 million bond to pay its light-rail obligation to TriMet.

Read More »
Election Date:
August 05, 2014

Detroit - Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne Counties, MI

Type: Property Tax

Outcome:

The Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation seeks a property tax increase from .59 to 1 mil to generate an additional $28 million annually ...

Read More »
Election Date:
August 05, 2014

Kansas City, MO

Type: Other

Outcome:

Kansas City, Missouri, is considering a double election season this year to fund expansion of their streetcar line with an August 5th vote to create a ...

Read More »
Election Date:
August 12, 2014

Niles, IN

Type: Property Tax

Outcome:

Voters in Niles will have a millage renewal on their August primary ballots to support the city's Dial-a-Ride Transit (DART) program.   The ...

Read More »
Election Date:
November 04, 2014

Alachua County and City of Gainesville, FL

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome:

A one cent sales tax for eight years to fund transportation lists from the county and city of Gainesville for $30 million annually.  County funds will ...

Read More »
Election Date:
November 04, 2014

Pinellas County, FL

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome:

Pinellas County Commission has formally approved the ballot language and placed the measure on the ballot for November 2014.  A public hearing on the ...

Read More »
Election Date:
November 04, 2014

Polk County, FL

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome:

The Polk County Transit Authority and Polk County Board of County Commissioners approved a referendum for November 4, 2014 to levy a one-cent sales tax ...

Read More »
Election Date:
November 04, 2014

Statewide, MA

Type: Gas Tax

Outcome:

The Tank the Automatic Gas Tax Hike campaign seeks to repeal a provision in a law passed in 2013 that would increase the gas tax annually to match the ...

Read More »
Election Date:
PENDING

Alameda County, CA

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome:

Alameda County, California, has proposed a measure to increase the current transportation sales tax from half a cent to a full penny on the dollar for ...

Read More »
Election Date:
PENDING

Statewide, CA

Type: Other

Outcome:

California is considering a statewide election to change the winning percentage for ballot measures from a 67% majority to 60%.

Read More »