Campaigns

CFTE tracks and analyzes public transportation ballot measures from across the country, past and present. Though we are watching many campaigns, those included below are those that have officially received ballot authorization.

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Public Transit Measures on the Ballot
Wins for Transit
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$$ Revenue Total
$$ Known Transit Revenue
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$$ Annual Known Transit Revenue

Statewide, MA

Election Date: November 8, 2022
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 1,300,000,000
Revenue Type: Income Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: Revenue can be appropriated for the purposes listed as needed
Outcome:
Results:
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A 4% tax on earners over $1 million. Revenue can be used for education, roads, bridges, and public transportation

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New Hanover County, NC

Election Date: November 8, 2022
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 144,400,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 65,000,000
Annual Revenue ($): 14,400,000
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 6,500,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: Re-investments in WAVE Transit services, rail realignment, bike, and pedestrian paths
Outcome:
Results:
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Proposing to increase sales tax to 1/4 of a cent to raise $144.4+ million for public transit investments over 10 years.

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Orange County, FL

Election Date: November 8, 2022
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 12,000,000,000
Annual Revenue ($): 600,000,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: This would improve countywide public transportation, expand SunRail, and add more buses to LYNX’s fleet.
Outcome:
Results:
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A 1-cent sales tax increase to improve public transportation across the county for 20 years.

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Huron County, MI

Election Date: November 8, 2022
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 3,092,544
Known Transit Revenue ($): 3,092,544
Annual Revenue ($): 515,424
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 515,424
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: This would fund public transportation.
Outcome:
Results:
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A 6 year renewal of 0.2 of 1-mill for Huron Transit Corporation.

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Macomb County, MI

Election Date: November 8, 2022
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 155,500,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 155,500,000
Annual Revenue ($): 31,100,000
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 31,100,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: This would maintain and increase transit services.
Outcome:
Results:
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Renewal of 0.95 millage rate to maintain and increase SMART transit services for 5 years.

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Sacramento County, CA

Election Date: November 8, 2022
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 8,500,000,000
Annual Revenue ($): 212,500,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: Fund projects such as light rail extension and freeway improvements
Outcome:
Results:
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1-half of a percent increase on local sales tax over 40 years to fund transportation projects

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Boulder County, CO

Election Date: November 8, 2022
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 121,000,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: Includes funding to maintain transit services.
Outcome:
Results:


A proposal to extend the existing 0.1% countywide transportation sales and use tax for the purpose of continuing to fund multimodal transportation needs, including transit.

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Fresno, CA

Election Date: November 8, 2022
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 6,835,044,756
Known Transit Revenue ($): 811,953,000
Annual Revenue ($): 227,834,825
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 27,065,100
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: 11.88% for urban and rural public transit systems and services throughout the county, including Fresno Area Express (FAX), Clovis Transit, and the Fresno County Rural Transit Agency (FCRTA).
Outcome:
Results:
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Early renewal of half-cent sales tax over 30 years to raise 6.8 billion for transit, nearly 12% for public transit.

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Wayne County, MI

Election Date: November 8, 2022
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 80,800,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 80,800,000
Annual Revenue ($): 20,200,000
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 20,200,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: This measure would increase transit services.
Outcome:
Results:
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4-year renewal of 0.994 mills to maintain and increase SMART transit services.

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Oakland County, MI

Election Date: November 8, 2022
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 662,000,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 662,000,000
Annual Revenue ($): 66,200,000
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 66,200,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: The millage would provide $37.9 million toward current transit service (with the bulk going to SMART), $20.4 million for new and improved service, including additional paratransit coverage and new microtransit areas, such as on-demand services, as well as new transit routes, $7 million toward capital improvements.
Outcome:
Results:
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A 10-year countywide 0.95-mill to to fund the SMART bus transportation system, expand mass transit throughout all of Oakland County (including the North Oakland Transit Authority (NOTA), Wes …

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San Francisco, CA

Election Date: November 8, 2022
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 2,600,000,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 707,000,000
Annual Revenue ($): 100,000,000
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 23,566,667
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: This sales tax renewal ballot measure would extend the current half-cent sales tax for transportation for 30 years.
Outcome:
Results:
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This sales tax renewal ballot measure would extend the current half-cent sales tax for transportation for 30 years.

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Eagle County, CO

Election Date: November 8, 2022
Type: General
Annual Revenue ($): 15,000,000
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 11,500,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: This funding would continue and expand the existing ECO Transit service and other transportation efforts in Eagle County, including fare-free transit service and other improvements
Outcome:
Results:
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0.5-cent sales tax increase to fund new transit authority and establish a new intergovernmental agreement

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Hillsborough County, FL

Election Date: November 8, 2022
Type: General
Annual Revenue ($): 342,000,000
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 153,900,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: 45% of revenue goes to HART
Outcome:
Results:
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A one-cent increase in the sales tax, for a 30-year period, for transportation. 45 percent would go to HART. 54 percent of the revenue among the county and the cities of Tampa, Temple Terrac …

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St. Joseph County, MI

Election Date: August 2, 2022
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 2,880,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 2,880,000
Annual Revenue ($): 720,000
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 720,000
Revenue Type:
Transit Revenue Explanation: This would continue to fund the St. Joseph County Transportation Authority.
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 64%-36%
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A 4 year renewal of one-third of a mill. to continue to fund St. Joseph County Transportation Authority.

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Washentaw County, MI

Election Date: August 2, 2022
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 110,000,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 110,000,000
Annual Revenue ($): 22,000,000
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 22,000,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: This would maintain and expand local transit services, including bus and paratransit services.
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 60.78%-39.22%
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Proposing a 1.68-mill property tax increase for 5 years to expand Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority’s local transit services, beginning in 2024.

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Pere Marquette Charter Township, MI

Election Date: August 2, 2022
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 1,071,892
Known Transit Revenue ($): 1,071,892
Annual Revenue ($): 267,973
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 267,973
Revenue Type:
Transit Revenue Explanation: This would continue to fund public transportation services in the Township.
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 75.64%-24.36%
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A four-year renewal of a .4 mill tax to fund public transit services through the Ludington Mass Transit Authority.

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Saugatuck Township, MI

Election Date: August 2, 2022
Type: Primary
Annual Revenue ($): 190,122
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 190,122
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: This would continue to fund the Interurban Transit Authority.
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 80.11%-19.89%
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A 5 year renewal of a 0.5-mill property tax to continue to fund the Interurban Transit Authority.

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Charlevoix County, MI

Election Date: August 2, 2022
Type: Primary
Annual Revenue ($): 591,389
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 591,389
Revenue Type:
Transit Revenue Explanation: This would raise $591,389 in the first year.
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 73%-27%
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Renewal of 0.25-mill to fund County Transit System.

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Buchanan, MI

Election Date: August 2, 2022
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 401,080
Known Transit Revenue ($): 401,080
Annual Revenue ($): 100,270
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 100,270
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: Provide public transportation including the operation of the Dial-A-Ride Bus System
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 70%-30%
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Buchanan is pushing to renew its levy of 1 mill for the purpose of providing public transportation including the operation of the Dial-A-Ride Bus System. The millage renewal would be for fou …

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Jackson, MI

Election Date: August 2, 2022
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 2,750,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 2,750,000
Annual Revenue ($): 550,000
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 550,000
Revenue Type:
Transit Revenue Explanation: Funds will support transportation services for Jackson Area Transportation Authority
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 72.16%-27.84%
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Renewal of 1-mill tax for 5 years to fund Jackson Area Transportation Authority’s public transit services

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Saugatuck, MI

Election Date: August 2, 2022
Type: Primary
Annual Revenue ($): 94,172
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 94,172
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: This would continue to fund the Interurban Transit Authority.
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 81.79%-18.21%
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A 5 year renewal of a 0.5-mill property tax to continue to fund the Interurban Transit Authority.

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Douglas, MI

Election Date: August 2, 2022
Type: Primary
Annual Revenue ($): 98,149
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 98,149
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: This would continue to fund the Interurban Transit Authority.
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 87.12%-12.88%
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A 5 year renewal of a 0.5-mill property tax to continue to fund the Interurban Transit Authority.

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San Francisco, CA

Election Date: June 7, 2022
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 400,000,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 314,000,000
Revenue Type: Bond
Transit Revenue Explanation: $314,000,000 is earmarked for transit-related improvements
Outcome: Loss for Transit
Results: Failed, 65.11%-34.89%
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$400 mil bond measure proposed by the City & County to fund Muni transit services as well as street and traffice improvements

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Athens-Clarke County, GA

Election Date: May 24, 2022
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 144,500,000
Annual Revenue ($): 28,900,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: Includes funding to keep fare-free public transportation and expand bus routes
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 67.78%-32.22%
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Continuation of 1-cent sales tax for transportation project funding for 5 years.

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Pooler, GA

Election Date: May 24, 2022
Type: Primary
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: This would place more bus stops in the city.
Outcome: Loss for Transit
Results: Failed, 61%-38.8%
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Property tax increase of 1.15 mills to help fund Chatham Area Transit (CAT) bus stops.

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Columbus, GA

Election Date: May 24, 2022
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 303,190,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 25,000,000
Annual Revenue ($): 30,319,000
Annual Known Transit Revenue ($): 2,500,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: Includes funding for Columbus Metra Transit System
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 50.5%-49.5%
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Continuation of a 1-cent sales tax for transportation project funding for 10 years

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Parkersburg, WV

Election Date: May 10, 2022
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 2,172,200
Known Transit Revenue ($): 2,172,200
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: This would help continue to fund the Mid-Valley Ohio Transit Authority.
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 78%-22%
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A levy renewal to help continue to fund the Mid-Valley Ohio Transit Authority.

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Vienna, WV

Election Date: May 10, 2022
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 870,218
Known Transit Revenue ($): 870,218
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: This would help continue to fund the Mid-Valley Ohio Transit Authority.
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 83%-17%
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A levy renewal to help continue to fund the Mid-Valley Ohio Transit Authority.

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Leander, TX

Election Date: May 7, 2022
Type: Primary
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: This would take away sales tax revenue currently going to Cap Metro if Proposition A doesn't pass
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 58.5%-41.5%
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Proposition A proposes to remain with CapMetro. If Prop A fails, Leander will withdraw from mass transit authority CapMetro and use the current 1% sales tax revenue for other needs. Leander …

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Anchorage, AK

Election Date: April 5, 2022
Type: Regular Municipal
Revenue Type: Bond
Transit Revenue Explanation: This would improve public transportation equipment and vehicles
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 55%-45%
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Anchorage is proposing a $2.38 mil bond to fix or replace public transportation equipment and vehicles, and improve emergency medical services and public safety. This bond is a part of a lar …

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Baton Rouge, LA

Election Date: November 13, 2021
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 17,800,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 17,800,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: Revenue goes to CATS
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 62%-38%
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The Capital Area Transportation System, a regional transit authority, is proposing to renew a 10-year, 10.6-mill property tax on homes and businesses within the city limits of Baton Rouge an …

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Statewide, ME

Election Date: November 2, 2021
Type: Special
Total Revenue ($): 100,000,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 15,000,000
Revenue Type: Bond
Transit Revenue Explanation: $15 mil is for public transit
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 72%-28%
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$100 mil transportation bond issue with $15 mil going to transit

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Gilbert, AZ

Election Date: November 2, 2021
Type: Special
Total Revenue ($): 515,000,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 49,000,000
Revenue Type: Bond
Transit Revenue Explanation: $49 mil is for public transit
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 50.2%-49.8%
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$515 mil transportation bond measure

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Lucas County, OH

Election Date: November 2, 2021
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 37,000,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 37,000,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All revenue goes to TARTA
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 55%-45%
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Changes a 2.5 mill property tax to a .5% sales tax to fund TARTA, and adds Lucas County to the TARTA Board of Trustees, expanding the TARTA service area to include the entire county.

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Kalamazoo County, MI

Election Date: November 2, 2021
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 3,003,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 3,003,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All revenue goes to transit
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 79%-21%
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Voters will be asked to renew a 5-year, .3124 mill levy to fund paratransit services.

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Arlington, VA

Election Date: November 2, 2021
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 38,700,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 20,000,000
Revenue Type: Bond
Transit Revenue Explanation: $20mil is for public transit
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 71%-29%
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Authorizes Arlington to issue $38.7 mil in bonds to finance the cost of various capital projects for the Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority and other transit pedestrian, road or …

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Flint, MI

Election Date: May 4, 2021
Type: Special
Total Revenue ($): 472,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 472,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All revenue goes to MTA
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 82%-18%
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5-year renewal of .6 millage for MTA

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Holland, MI

Election Date: May 4, 2021
Type: Special
Total Revenue ($): 1,035,082
Known Transit Revenue ($): 1,035,082
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All revenue goes to MAX Transit
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 82%-18%
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Renewal of millage for MAX Transit

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Grand Haven Township, MI

Election Date: May 4, 2021
Type: Special
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: Revenue is split between Harbor Transit & streets
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: 68.2%-31.8%
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Renewal & increase of millage for Harbor Transit and local streets from .91150 mills to .95 mills for 6 years

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Alger County, MI

Election Date: May 4, 2021
Type: Special
Total Revenue ($): 304,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 304,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All revenue goes to ALTRAN
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 77%-23%
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5-year renewal of .75 millage for ALTRAN

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Durango, CO

Election Date: April 6, 2021
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 2,600,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 520,000
Revenue Type: Hotel Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: 20% of revenue goes to transportation
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 52%-48%
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Renewal and increase of lodgers tax to 5.25%. The tax is used for a variety of purposes, including 20% for transportation and transit as well as an additional 11% in a flexible fund that can …

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Austin, TX

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 175,000,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: The project includes huge investments in roads, transit, and combatting displacement from new construction
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 58%-42%
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8.5-cent, no-sunset increase in city property tax to help fund Capital Metro’s $7 billion Project Connect plan

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Portland, OR

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 350,000,000
Revenue Type: Payroll Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: 56% of the planned improvements are transit-related
Outcome: Loss for Transit
Results: Failed, 43%-57%
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A 0.75% payroll tax on employers to fund a $7 billion transportation plan

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Sonoma, CA

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 26,000,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: 35% of the revenue is split between bus, bicycle, and pedestrian improvements
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 72%-28%
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Early renewal of a tax for road, bus, bicycle, and pedestrian projects

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San Francisco, Santa Clara, and San Mateo, CA

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 100,000,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 100,000,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: Revenue would provide a dedicated funding source for Caltrain
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 70%-30%
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1/8 cent sales tax to provide the first dedicated funding source for Caltrain

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Fairfax County, VA

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 40,000,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 40,000,000
Revenue Type: Bond
Transit Revenue Explanation: All revenue goes to WMATA for transit improvements
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 80%-20%
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$160 million bond referendum to raise money for 4, $40 million yearly payments to WMATA

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San Antonio, TX

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 38,500,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 38,500,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All revenue would go to VIA Metropolitan Transit
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 68%-32%
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Uses a 1/8 cent sales tax previously used for water quality protection and trailway programs for mass transit after four years if another temporary measure to direct the funding to COVID-19 …

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Bellingham, WA

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 5,000,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 1,000,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: 20% of revenue goes towards Climate Action Programs and projects related to bus service
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 83%-17%
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Renewal of.a .2% sales tax for transportation, including funding Sunday service for the Whatcom Transportation Authority

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St. Louis, Ithaca, and Pine River Township, MI

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 240,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 240,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All funds would go to Alma Transit
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 61%-39%
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Seeks a 1-mill levy to join the Alma Transit system. Must pass all three jurisdictions individually for the measure to pass.

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Gwinnett County, GA

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 404,000,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 404,000,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: Revenue would fund a variety of transit expansions in the region
Outcome: Loss for Transit
Results: Failed, 50%-50%
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30-year, 1% sales tax for transit expansion in the county, including money for bus and rail expansion, expected to raise a total of $12 billion

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Newton County, GA

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 11,200,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 400,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: While the ballot language does not specify how much revenue goes to transit, committee recommendations set aside $2mil over 5 years
Outcome: Loss for Transit
Results: Failed, 45%-55%
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1% TSPLOST sales tax for transportation and transit

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Missoula, MT

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 3,000,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 3,000,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: Revenue would go to Mountain Line
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 59%-41%
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20-mill levy for Mountain Line to expand weekend service, increase bus frequency, convert buses to electric, and support the Zero Fare program

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Bend, OR

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 190,000,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 7,000,000
Revenue Type: Bond
Transit Revenue Explanation: $7 million is designated for improvements in public transportation
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 59%-41%
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$190 million bond for capital transportation projects. Collection of new taxes would be delayed until 2022 to protect taxpayers from the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Wheeling and Bethlehem, WV

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All revenue goes to OVRTA
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 71%-29%
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Renewal of property tax levy for OVRTA bus service

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Monroe, MI

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 940,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 940,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All revenue goes to Lake Erie Transit
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 72%-38%
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1-mill levy renewal for Lake Erie Transit for 3 years

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Denver, CO

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 40,000,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: There is no set use of revenue, but transit is one of the allowed uses
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 64%-36%
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2.5-cent increase to Denver sales tax to be used for a flexible set of purposes all related to fighting climate change, including improvements to the city’s transit system

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Durand, MI

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 14,585
Known Transit Revenue ($): 14,585
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All revenue goes to SATA
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 56%-44%
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.215 millage for public transportation

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Shiawassee Township, MI

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 10,034
Known Transit Revenue ($): 10,034
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All revenue goes to SATA
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 68%-32%
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Renewal of .1168 millage for public transportation

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Seattle, WA

Election Date: November 3, 2020
Type: General
Total Revenue ($): 45,000,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 45,000,000
Revenue Type: Sales Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation:
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 82%-18%
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Renews a .1% sales tax for the Seattle Transportation Benefit District and raises it to .15% for 6 years

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Ogemaw County, MI

Election Date: August 4, 2020
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 287,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 287,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All funds would go to Ogemaw County Public Transit
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed
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.3 millage for Ogemaw County Public Transit in addition to its current operating millage

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Marquette County, MI

Election Date: August 4, 2020
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 1,460,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 1,460,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All funds would go to Marquette County Transit Authority
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed
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Millage renewal and increase for Marquette County Transit Authority

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Spring Lake Township, MI

Election Date: August 4, 2020
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 505,402
Known Transit Revenue ($): 505,402
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All funds would go to Harbor Transit
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed
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.7 millage for Harbor Transit

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Iosco County, MI

Election Date: August 4, 2020
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 174,761
Known Transit Revenue ($): 174,761
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All funds would go to Iosco Transit
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed
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5-year, .145 millage renewal for Iosco Transit

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Ludington and Scotville, MI

Election Date: August 4, 2020
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 370,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 370,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All funds would go to LMTA
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed
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5-year, .12267 mill tax for the Ludington Mass Transportation Authority

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Arenac County, MI

Election Date: August 4, 2020
Type: Primary
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All funds would go to Arenac County Transit
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed
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5-year, .6 millage for Arenac County Transit, the first millage in the agency’s history

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Frenchtown Township, MI

Election Date: August 4, 2020
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 902,445
Known Transit Revenue ($): 902,445
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All funds would go to Lake Erie Transit
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed
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3-year .75 millage renewal for Lake Erie Transit

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Clinton County, MI

Election Date: August 4, 2020
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 1,970,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 1,970,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All funds would go to CATA
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed
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Increase a .1996 millage for the Blue Bus to .6996 mills for 4 years

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Genesee County, MI

Election Date: August 4, 2020
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 11,885,622
Known Transit Revenue ($): 11,885,622
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All funds would go to MTA
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed
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5-year, 1.225 mill levy replacing two millages totaling .825 mills for MTA

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Escanaba, MI

Election Date: August 4, 2020
Type: Primary
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All funds would go to DATA
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed
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5-year millage renewal for Delta Area Transit Authority

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Kalkaska County, MI

Election Date: August 4, 2020
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 210,500
Known Transit Revenue ($): 210,500
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All funds would go to KPTA
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed
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5-year, .2498 millage renewal for the Kalkaska Public Transit Authority

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Midland County, MI

Election Date: August 4, 2020
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 865,217
Known Transit Revenue ($): 865,217
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All funds would go to public transit
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed
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5-year millage renewal for the Midland County Connection

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Wexford County, MI

Election Date: August 4, 2020
Type: Primary
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All funds would go to CWTA
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed
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Renewal of .6 mill tax for Cadillac Wexford Transit Authority

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Statewide, ME

Election Date: July 14, 2020
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 105,000,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 15,000,000
Revenue Type: Bond
Transit Revenue Explanation: $15 million would go to multimodal transit-related facilities and equipment
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 77%-23%
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$105 million transportation bond with $15 million for multimodal facilities/equipment related to transit

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Huntington, WV

Election Date: June 9, 2020
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 1,760,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 1,760,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: The revenue helps fund TTA's operating costs and capital projects
Outcome: Win for Transit
Results: Passed, 79%-21%
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Renewal of levy for Tri-State Transit Authority

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Vienna, WV

Election Date: June 9, 2020
Type: Primary
Total Revenue ($): 800,000
Known Transit Revenue ($): 800,000
Revenue Type: Property Tax
Transit Revenue Explanation: All revenue goes to fund the Easy Rider transit system