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Transportation Investment Ballot Measures

Florida State, County and Local Transportation Investment Ballot Measures

57%

of 23 measures approved by voters 2009-2018

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$26B

Revenue approved by voters 2009-2018


In Florida, 86% of 7 measures on the 2018 general election ballot passed for $24.89 billion.

LocationTypeModeDescriptionAnticipated Revenue GeneratedResult% Yes% NoSource
St. Lucie County Sales/Income Tax Transportation Half-cent sales tax increase for 10 years, with $13.1 million will be used for county road improvements projects, $8.6 million for bridge projects, $5.981 million for intersection improvements, and $20.656 million for repaving. $18.5 million annually Win 56 44 https://www.slcelections.com/
Statewide Other Other Amendment 5: Amendment to require a 2/3 vote in each chamber of the state legislature to enact or increase taxes/fees. A vote yes would make it harder to increase transportation funding in the future. n/a Loss 66 34 https://floridaelectionwatch.gov/
Okaloosa County Sales/Income Tax Transportation Half-cent sales tax increase for 10 years to pay for transportation infrastructure projects. The revenue retained by the county-- $12.7 million-- would be used on 28 infrastructure projects. $12.7 million Win 63 37 https://www.govote-okaloosa.com/Election-Info/Election-Results
Miami Beach Bond Infrastructure $439 million General Obligation bond (G.O. Bond) to fund critical infrastructure needs, with $198 million dedicated to neighborhood and infrastructure projects. $198 million Win 73 27 https://www8.miamidade.gov/global/service.page?Mduid_service=ser1518638765310782
Collier County Sales/Income Tax Infrastructure Increase the county sales tax by 1 percent from 6 to 7 percent. Funding will be allocated to a list of 18 infrastructure projects $490 million Win 51 49 https://www.colliervotes.com/
Hillsborough County Sales/Income Tax Transportation 1-cent sales tax increase, to raise about $280 million annually for 30 years. Of that revenue, 45 percent would be used to enhance and implement new transit services, while the remaining revenue would be used for local road projects. $280 million in the first year Win 57 43 https://www.votehillsborough.org/About-Elections-Voters/Election-Results
Broward County Sales/Income Tax Transportation 1 percent sales tax increase for 30 years to fund transportation projects and upgrades. Revenue would be used to leverage up to $3 billion from federal, state and other sources. Expected to generate $16 billion over 30 years. $357 million in the first year Win 60 40 https://www.browardsoe.org/Election-Information/Election-Results-Copy

In Florida, 100% of 1 measure on the 2017 general election ballot passed for $412 million.

LocationTypeModeDescriptionAnticipated Revenue GeneratedResult% Yes% NoSource
Pinellas County Sales/Income Tax Transportation Renewal of a 1-cent countywide sales tax, with 45 percent (an estimated $412 million) allocated for road, bridge, and trail projects. $412 million Win 83 17 https://www.votepinellas.com/Election-Results/2017-Elections

In Florida, 63% of 8 measures on the 2016 general election ballot passed for $567.6 million.

LocationTypeModeDescriptionAnticipated Revenue GeneratedResult% Yes% NoSource
Bay County Sales/Income Tax Transportation Half-cent sales tax to fund backlog of roads and infrastructure maintenance. $12.6 million annually for 10 years Win 55 45 http://www.bayvotes.org/
Broward County Sales/Income Tax Infrastructure Measure to increase the local sales tax by a half cent, in order to fund projects within the county to relieve gridlock, enhance bus and light rail service, and improve traffic light timing. $12.6 billion over 30 years for both measures Loss 38 61 http://www.browardsoe.org/Election-Information/Election-Results-Copy
Broward County Sales/Income Tax Infrastructure Additional measure to increase the local sales tax by a half cent in order to fund several capitol improvement projects, including repaving roads. Both sales tax measures must be approved for any increase to the local sales tax. n/a Loss 51 48 http://www.browardsoe.org/Election-Information/Election-Results-Copy
Indian River County Sales/Income Tax Infrastructure Renewal of a 1 cent sales tax for another 15 years for infrastructure improvements, with 67 percent of the funds planned for road and bridge projects in the next five years. $70 million for roads and bridges over five years Win 64 36 http://www.voteindianriver.com/2016ElectionResults
Lake Worth City Bond Roads Measure requesting approval to permit the city to issue general obligation bonds in order to improve local roads and eliminate potholes. $40 million Win 69 31 http://www.pbcelections.org/
Manatee County Sales/Income Tax Infrastructure Question 6: Half-cent sales tax increase for 15 years to fund infrastructure improvements, with 70.7 percent dedicated to transportation projects such as sidewalks, intersection improvements, and major road improvements. $21 million annually for transportation Win 57 43 http://www.votemanatee.com/Election-Information/Election-Results-by-Precinct
Palm Beach County Sales/Income Tax Infrastructure PALM BEACH COUNTY DISTRICT SCHOOLS, CITIES AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT INFRASTRUCTURE 1 CENT SALES SURTAX: Request for a 1 cent sales tax increase, which will partially be used for transportation infrastructure. $130 million for road and bridge work Win 57 43 http://www.pbcelections.org/
St. Lucie County Sales/Income Tax Infrastructure Request to increase the county sales tax by 0.5 percent for a period of 20 years in order to fund road and water infrastructure improvements. $15.5 million in the first year Loss 47 53 http://enr.electionsfl.org/STL/Summary/1636/