Transportation Ballot Measures

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Election Date:
August 18, 2009

Island County, WA

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome: Win

Results: Approved, 55%-45%

Island Transit, which is funded through sales and use taxes collected in Island County, is seeking approval of an increase in the tax rate from six-tenths of 1 percent to nine-tenths of 1 percent. If approved, the increase would provide the transit service with an additional $2.2 million in the first 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%