Transportation Ballot Measures

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Election Date:
November 04, 2008

Kansas City, MO

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome: Loss

Results: Failed, 44% - 56%

In November of 2006, Kansas City voters approved a plan to bring light-rail to their city. A year later, the city council voted to overturn the results of the election on the grounds that the approved plan was underfunded and unfeasible. This November voters will be presented with a measure for a 25 year, 3/8-cent sales tax increase to fund a 14-mile light rail starter route. The total cost of for the starter route is projected at $815 million.

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%