Getting on the Ballot and Getting the Ballot Right. Che Watkins June 25, 2013. Getting on the Ballot. 2007 - Introduced regional transportation funding legislation; no vote taken in House or Senate; study committee created.
June 25, 2013
Ballot Question: “Shall _____County’s transportation system and the transportation network in this region and the state be improved by providing for a 1 percent special district transportation sales and use tax for the purpose of transportation projects and programs for a period of ten years?”
“Provides for local transportation projects to create jobs and reduce traffic congestion with citizen oversight.”
(Citizens for Transportation Mobility and the Metro Atlanta Voter Education Network)
($8.8 million total)
(First Friday Group – over 150 organizations)
(Keep it simple – what’s in it for me?)