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Lawrence, KS

Election Date: November 7, 2017
Type: Sales Tax
Revenue Type:
Transit Revenue Explanation:
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: 70% - 30%

The Lawrence City Council has decided to ask voters to renew a 0.55% city-wide sales tax for 10 years.  The revenue from this tax would go to infrastructure improvements (0.3%), transit operations (0.2%), and affordable housing projects (0.05%).  Previously, the final 0.05% that will now go to affordable housing was slated for transit expansion projects.