2020 Ballot Measures
Using the power of the vote to make our County more livable and equitable
Ballot Measure 26-209
Renew Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax for Street Repair, Maintenance, Safety
Portland’s 10 cents per gallon fuel tax was approved by voters in 2016. If renewed at the same tax rate, this measure is estimated to raise $74.5 million over four years, beginning January 2021. The funding would continue to be dedicated to street repair, maintenance and safety projects, including paving, pothole repair, sidewalk and safety improvements.
Supports Homeless Services Through Tax on Higher Earners, Business Profit Tax
Measure funds supportive housing services to prevent and reduce homelessness in Washington, Clackamas, and Multnomah counties within district boundaries. 1% marginal tax implemented on $125K+ individual and $200K+ family household tax filers, and $5M+ gross revenue businesses.