Local Infrastructure Ballot Measures: Status Updates
✅ San Francisco Measure L. San Francisco's current voter-approved half-cent sales tax for transportation generates approximately $100 million annually for transportation-based improvements, including transit projects, road improvements, and more. If passed, Proposition L would approve an updated 2022 Transportation Expenditure Plan and extend the existing half-cent sales tax for transportation for 30 years, as well as authorize the Transportation Authority to issue up to $1.9 billion in bonds. Passed
❌ Sacramento Measure A. If passed, Measure A will secure $10 billion in funding for roads & transit infrastructure improvements across the region. If passed, Measure A will create thousands of construction jobs and includes strong taxpayer safeguards to ensure the funds cannot be diverted into unrelated projects. Required Simple Majority. Failed (54% No, 46% Yes)
✅ San Bernadino Measure D. Measure D is a government reform measure that will benefit industry by ensuring qualified Board of Supervisors can remain in office as elected and infrastructure projects continue moving forward effectively, with proper governance and taxpayer oversight. Requires Simple Majority. Passed
✅ City of Ontario Measure Q. If passed, Measure Q will increase the City's sales tax by 1% to 8.75%, generating approximately $95 million per year for infrastructure improvement projects as well as enhancing City services and programs. All funds generated from the measure will be used solely by the City of Ontario and cannot be diverted to the state or county. Requires Majority. Passed
Additional Measures UCON was tracking:
❌ Fresno Measure C. Transportation Sales Tax. Requires 2/3 Voter Approval. Failed.
❌ Madera County Measure T. Transportation Sales Tax. 2/3 Voter Approval Required. Failed
❌ San Benito Measure Q. Construction Moratorium. Simple Majority Required. Failed.
✅ Measure D - City of San Diego. Measure D will repeal the use of Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) in the City of San Diego. If approved, any construction project over $10,000 must be posted on the City website. Measure D would protect the City from losing millions in state funding and create local jobs for workers. Requires Simple Majority. Passed.
Higher Education Bond Measures
✅ Measure LA - Los Angeles Community College District. Measure LA will generate $5.3 billion in bonds to repair/upgrade local community colleges, classrooms, water pipes, and technology and science labs to prepare students for university transfer and in-demand careers. Requires 55% voter approval. Passed.
✅ Measure U - San Diego USD. Measure U will generate $3.2 billion in bonds to create 500 workforce housing units for teachers and other district employees. The remaining funds would be used to repair/upgrade local schools, classrooms, and labs. Requires 55% Voter Approval. Passed.
✅ Measure Q - Long Beach USD. Measure Q will generate $1.7 billion in bonds to repair/upgrade neighborhood schools, classrooms, and labs. Improve earthquake safety and ensure safe drinking water at all schools.
Requires 55% Voter Approval. Passed.
✅ Measure PCC - Pasadena Area CCD. Measure PCC will generate $565 million in bonds to upgrade/repair aging Pasadena City College facilities, including classrooms, labs, and career training facilities, to maintain affordable access to higher education and prepare students for in-demand jobs and university transfer. Requires 55% Voter Approval. Passed.
✅ Measure SMC - Santa Monica CCD. Measure SMC will generate $375 million in bonds to improve access to affordable higher education for local students, veterans, and first-generation college students, provide affordable housing for homeless students and modernize classrooms and labs to support quality instruction. Requires 55% to pass. Passed.
✅ Measure PRM - Palmdale USD. Measure PRM will generate $125 million in bonds to repair aging school facilities. Requires 55% Voter Approval. Passed.
✅ Measure K - Downey USD. Measure K will generate $504 million in bonds to upgrade and repair aging neighborhood schools, classrooms, and labs. Requires 55% Voter Approval. Passed.
✅ Measure CC - Cerritos CCD. Measure CC will generate $425 million in bonds to update and repair local community college facilities. Requires 55%. Passed.
✅ Measure S - Las Virgenes USD. Measure S will generate $340 million in bonds by extending the current tax rate to repair and upgrade aging school facilities. Requires 55%. Passed.