Major State Tax-Related Election Results

November 2, 2010

  • WA Initiative 1098 (imposing a state income tax of 5% on individuals making more than $200,000 and 9% on individuals making more than $500,000): FAILING STRONGLY
  • WA Initiative 1053 would reinstate the supermajority requirement for tax increases: PASSING STRONGLY
  • CO Amendment 60 would enact protections from property tax increases: STILL OUT BUT FAILING
  • CO Amendment 61 would curtail state debt and require local governments to obtain voter approval for their debt: STILL OUT BUT FAILING
  • CO Proposition 101 would lower the state’s income tax to 4.5%, and eventually phase down to 3.5%: STILL OUT BUT FAILING
  • MA Question 3 would reduce the sales tax from 6.25% to 3%: FAILED 43-57
  • MO Proposition A would limit local income taxes and require voter approval to renew them: PASSED STRONGLY
  • CA Proposition 23 would suspend Assembly Bill 32, a global-warming initiative, from taking effect unless unemployment falls below 5.5%: STILL OUT BUT FAILING
  • CA Proposition 25 would repeal the requirement that two-thirds of the legislature to pass a budget: STILL OUT BUT PASSING
  • CA Proposition 26 would require a two-thirds vote of the legislature for several types of fees: STILL OUT BUT PASSING
  • VA Question 3 would increase the state rainy day fund: VERY CLOSE, BUT PASSING
  • California Proposition 19, which would legalize and tax marijuana is still too close to call, but lagging: STILL PENDING BUT LAGGING

As of 12:00 AM midnight Eastern time

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