Transportation Ballot Measures

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Election Date:
November 02, 2004

El Paso County, CO

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome: Win

Results: Passed, 55% - 45%

County commissioners have proposed and approved a plan to form The Rural Transportation Authority which would serve Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Green Mountain Falls and unincorporated El Paso County if approved by voters. It would be funded with a 1-cent sales tax increase, with 55 cents of the tax expiring after 10 years. Fifty-five percent of the funding is set to go for road construction, 35 percent toward maintenance and 10 percent to transit. Roadway and maintenance money will be apportioned to the cities and county based on population.

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%