Transportation Ballot Measures

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Election Date:
July 31, 2012

Atlanta, GA

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome: Loss

Results: Failed, 63%-37%

A 1% sales tax increase for the ten-county metro Atlanta region to support a long list of transportation projects. Almost 52% of the funding would go to transit projects.

The measure was authorized by legislation passed in 2010 to create12 special tax districts each with the authority to place a 1% sales tax on the ballot in 2012 for transportation projects.