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Election Date:
May 20, 2008

Spokane, WA

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome: Win

Results: Passed, 65% - 35%

Transit ridership in Spokane is up 10% from last year and 12% from the year before. On May 20, 2008, voters living within the Public Transportation Benefit Area were asked to vote on a reauthorization of the three-tenths of one percent sales tax for operations. Voters first approved the tax in 2004 and after the reauthorization the tax will be permanent.

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%