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2019 Ballot Results

Voters in 19 states Nov. 5 sent a decisive message of support for transportation investment, approving 89 percent of 305 state and local transportation ballot measures.

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2018 Ballot Initiatives Report

Nov. 8: Voters Across the Nation Demonstrate Support for Transportation Investment

Voters in 31 states approved 79 percent of 346 transportation investment ballot measures Nov. 6, mostly at the local level.

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 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

Nov. 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.

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2016

Nov. 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.

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2015

Nov. 3 election results show voters in eight states approved 26 of 37 (70 percent) state or local referendums to increase transportation funding.  The measures will generate nearly $4 billion in estimated revenue for transportation projects over the coming years.

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2014

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. The measures will provide nearly $15 billion in additional in revenue for transportation improvement projects.

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2013

Voters across the nation again confirmed the high value they place on transportation infrastructure improvements by approving 86 percent of Nov. 5 ballot measures to increase or extend funding for highways, bridges and transit and electing two transportation advocates for governor.  The total value of the approved measures was nearly $716 million.

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2012

Voters on Nov. 6 showed once again the importance of transportation by approving 68 percent of the measures to increase or extend funding for highways, bridges and public transit. The total value approved was $2.4 billion.

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