Election Reports


Election Reports


 

Nov. 7 2017: Voters Demonstrate Overwhelming Support for Transportation Investment

Voters in 20 states approved more than 80 percent of 215 transportation investment ballot measures
Nov. 7, mostly at the local level, according to analysis conducted by the American Road & Transportation
Builders Association’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center™ (ARTBA-TIAC).

 

Analysis Shows Voting for a State Gas Tax Increase Does Not Hurt Reelection Chances

The decision to vote for legislation to increase a state gas tax had little impact on the re-election rates for those elected officials, according to a new analysis by the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center™ (TIAC) of election results for over 2,500 state legislators in 16 states between 2013 and 2016.

The report explores overall reelection rates, reelection rates broken down by party, a look at the 2016 primaries in eight states, and charts with detailed information on each state.

 


2017 Ballot Initiatives Report


Preliminary November 7 election results show voters in 20 states approved ballot measures that will provide over $4 billion
in funding extensions and new revenue for state and local transportation projects.

2017 Ballot Initiatives Report

 

2016 Ballot Initiatives Report


Preliminary November 8 election results show voters in 22 states approved ballot measures that will provide $203 billion
in funding extensions and new revenue for state and local transportation projects.

2016 Ballot Initiatives Report

 

2015 Ballot Initiatives Report


The Nov. 3 election results show voters in eight states approved 26 of 37 (70 percent) state or local referendums to increase transportation funding, according to an analysis by ARTBA’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center™.  The measures will generate nearly $4 billion in estimated revenue for transportation projects over the coming years.

2015 Ballot Initiatives Report

 

2014 Ballot Initiatives Report


Voters across the nation again demonstrated they strongly support increased investment in transportation improvements, approving 63 of 94 (67 percent) transportation-related initiatives that were on the November 2014 ballot, according to a report from ARTBA’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center. The measures will provide nearly $15 billion in additional in revenue for transportation improvement projects.

2014 Ballot Initiatives Report Updated 11/05/2014

 

2013 Ballot Initiatives Report


Voters across the nation again confirmed the high value they place on transportation infrastructure improvements by approving 86 percent of November 5 ballot measures to increase or extend funding for highways, bridges and transit and electing two transportation advocates for governor. There were 29 ballot initiatives at the state and local level, the largest number in a decade for a year that did not include congressional races or a presidential election.  The total value of the approved measures was nearly $716 million.

2013 Ballot Initiatives Report Updated 11/06/2013

 

2012 Ballot Initiatives Report


Voters on November 6 showed once again the importance of transportation by approving 68 percent of the measures to increase or extend funding for highways, bridges and transit. This is in line with years past – in 2010 voters approved 61 percent of similar measures, they approved 78 percent in 2008, 77 percent in 2006 and 76 percent in 2004. The total value approved was $2.4 billion.

2012 Ballot Initiatives Report Updated 11/07/2012