Transportation Ballot Measures

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Election Date:
November 04, 2008

Milwaukee, WI

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome: Win

Results: Passed, 51% - 49%

A question was placed on the November ballot to allow Milwaukee County to levy a 1% sales tax for parks, recreation and culture; transit; and emergency medical services. The tax is expected to generate $130 million annually, with at least $67 million of that going to lower county property tax.

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%