2020 Ballot Measures

What you need to know before voting.

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.

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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.

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