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Election Date:
November 07, 2017

Lawrence, KS

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome: Win

Results: 70% - 30%

The Lawrence City Council has decided to ask voters to renew a 0.55% city-wide sales tax for 10 years.  The revenue from this tax would go to infrastructure improvements (0.3%), transit operations (0.2%), and affordable housing projects (0.05%).  Previously, the final 0.05% that will now go to affordable housing was slated for transit expansion projects.

2017 Results
12
States
17 Measures

Win: 15
Loss:  2

Success Rate: 88%

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%