Transportation Ballot Measures

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Election Date:
November 07, 2006

Statewide, NJ

Type: Gas Tax

Outcome: Win

The Transportation Trust Fund is projected to run out of funding in the near future and will not be able to support its debt load or fund repairs, improvements, and other transportation needs. Funding can be provided annually in the state budget but to sustain a long range plan for a state transportation system a predictable funding level can also be beneficial. This ballot question would dedicate an additional $78 billion to the current $468 million dedication. This amendment does not change the motor fuels tax rates. Rather, it dedicates an additional portion of the existing motor fuels tax to funding the state transportation system. A no vote leaves the dedication at the existing 9 cents per gallon.

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%