Transportation Ballot Measures

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Election Date:
November 04, 2003

San Francisco, CA

Type: Sales Tax

Outcome: Win

Results: Approved, 75%-25%

A proposal to continue the current ½% sales tax, and replace the current transportation spending plan with a new 30-year plan. The new plan would provide funding for maintenance of local streets, transportation for the elderly and disabled, construction of a Central Subway, bus system upgrades, a Caltrain extension to a new Transbay Terminal, projects to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety, support for regional transportation systems (BART, Caltrain, and ferries), and replacing the roadway to Golden Gate Bridge. The proposal would allow the San Francisco Transportation Authority to spend up to $485.175 million per year and issue up to $1.88 billion in bonds, to be repaid from sales tax revenue.

2017 Results
17 Measures

Win: 15
Loss:  2

Success Rate: 88%

2016 Results
23 States
77 Measures

Win: 55
Loss: 22


Success Rate: 71%


2015 Results
10 States
34 Measures

Win: 23
Loss: 11

Success Rate: 68%


2014 Results YTD
18 States
61 Measures

Win: 42
Loss: 19

Success Rate: 69%


2013 Results
8 States
15 Measures

Win: 11
Loss: 4

Success Rate: 73%