This unsuccessful ballot referendum campaign in Hillsborough County, Florida failed to secure a transit sales tax measure in the November 2010 election.  The Hillsborough County Commission passed this transit sales tax with a vote of five to two on May 13, 2010.  As a result of this vote, the issue was then placed on the November ballot for voter approval.  This ballot referendum was defeated in the 2010 election —58 percent of voters opposed the measure, while roughly 42 percent supported its passage.