Transportation Ballot Measures

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Election Date:
PENDING

Statewide, CO

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome:

Governor Hickenlooper and state legislators are planning to ask Colorado voters to approve a tax increase to support transportation projects around the state.  As it currently stands, the proposal calls for a temporary 20-year increase in the state’s sales tax from the current 2.9 percent to 3.52 percent, alongside a reduction in vehicle registration fees.  The tax hike would raise about $702 million a year and the fee reduction would cost about $75 million.  The proposal also calls for putting in another $50 million from existing resources, so in total, the measure would raise about $667 annually.  On March 21, members of the House Transportation and Energy Committee passed the proposed legislation along party lines.  It now goes to the House Finance Committee for consideration.

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2016 Results
23 States
77 Measures

Win: 55
Loss: 22

 

Success Rate: 71%

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2015 Results
10 States
34 Measures

Win: 23
Loss: 11

Success Rate: 68%

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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%