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Election Date:
February 08, 2011

Pierce County, WA

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome: Loss

Results: Failed, 46%-54%

The Pierce Transit board placed the 0.3 percent sales tax increase on the ballot to avoid up to 40 percent cuts in service. The measure is expected to raise approximately $30 million more a year in revenue for Pierce Transit's bus service. The existing sales tax generated $60 million annually for the transit system. Pierce Transit's sales tax portion was increased from 0.6 percent to 0.9 percent.
 

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%