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February 1, 2013

L.A. transit backers meet, discuss lower sales tax measure threshold

Proposing a change in voter approval of a sales tax from two-thirds to 55% The move follows the close defeat of Los Angeles County’s Measure J, a $90-billion transit sales tax extension. It fell short of a two-thirds "yes" vote by half of one percentage point.


December 11, 2012

L.A. transit backers seek to change voting law

Because of a state law that requires at least a two-thirds majority vote, Los Angeles County’s Measure J, a $90-billion transit sales tax extension that gained 66.1% of the vote, did not pass.


December 6, 2011

Poll: Calif. voters would reject high-speed rail today

Fifty-nine percent of Californians surveyed would not vote in favor of the state’s high-speed rail project if given another chance, primarily due to project costs tripling and an extended construction deadline.


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