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Election Date:
November 06, 2012

Alameda County, CA

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome: Loss

Results: Failed, 66.53%-33.47% (66.67% required for approval)

A 1/2 cent sales tax increase to raise $7.8 billion over 30 years for transit, road, bicycle and pedestrian projects. This would double the current sales tax. The increase would have no expiration deadline.

California is a supermajority state; 66.67% approval is required for the measure to pass. 

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2014 Results YTD
17 States
60 Measures

Win: 26
Loss: 7
November Election: 27

Success Rate: 79%

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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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