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Gwinnett County, GA

Election Date: March 19, 2019
Type: Special
Revenue – Total ($): 152,100,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 152,100,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All revenue is designated for MARTA.
Outcome: Loss for Transit
Results: Failed, 54%-46%

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Ratification of Gwinnett’s pending transit service contract with MARTA and enactment a new 1 percent sales tax to pay for transit projects and operations in the county. (Purchases in Gwinnett are currently subject to 6 percent sales tax.) The new countywide sales tax would remain in effect until 2057.