Transportation Ballot Measures

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Election Date:
November 03, 2009

Fountain, CO

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome: Win

Results: 50.4%-49.6%

Voters approved a 0.75% sales tax for transportation improvements, maintenance and service. The tax will go into effect on January 1, 2010 and will be reduced by 0.4% after ten years. A 0.35% portion of the sales tax increase will be used to pay for capital and safety improvements to streets, a 0.25% portion of the sales tax increase will be used for public transportation and a 0.15% portion of the sales tax increase will pay for public street resurfacing. The tax increase will raise $1.352 million in the first fiscal year.

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%