Transportation Ballot Measures

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Election Date:
November 08, 2016

Spokane, WA

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome: Win

Results: Pass, 55% - 44%

In the wake of the narrow defeat of an April 2015 ballot measure to raise the sales tax 0.3 percent for transit, the Spokane Transit Authority is considering rerunning the measure on the ballot this November.  The goal would be to capitalize on higher turnout characteristic of a presidential election.

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%