Elections 2022

This page provides an overview of major elections related to transportation in the U.S., that are planned for November 8, 2022. Major referenda for transportation for voters to approve and major mayoral and gubernatorial races are detailed. As results come in, this page will be updated. Note: The tables are easier to visualize on desktop/tablet.

Check out whatsontheballot.com for a whole variety of other key local races around the country. For a full accounting of all transportation measures, see CFTE.

Local referenda on transportation

Location and referendumDetailsResult
Ann Arbor-Ypsilati, Michigan property tax (August 2022)Millage proposal would raise $110 million for five years and expand transit services, including increased weekend and night frequencies.TBD
Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 1-cent sales tax (May 2022)TSPLOST would raise $145 million for five years by continuing an existing tax.Passed
Hillsborough County, Florida (Tampa) 1-cent sales taxWould raise taxes for 30 years. 45% of revenue would be allocated for HART transit service; the remainder would go to local jurisdictions and the MPO. Similar to 2018 referendum that passed, but later ruled unconstitutional by state supreme court.TBD
New Hanover County, North Carolina (Wilmington) 0.25-cent sales taxWould raise $140 million over 10 years. 40% for bike/ped; 46% for transit; and 16% to realign freight rail routes to cut delays. TBD
Orange County, Florida (Orlando) 1-cent sales taxTransportation sales tax referendum would raise $12 billion for 20 years to improve transportation. 45% of revenues for transit; 45% for county roads; and 10% for municipal needs.TBD
San Francisco, California bond (June 2022)Muni reliability and street safety bond would raise $400 million, of which $314 million would go to Muni transit service improvements. Requires 2/3 voter approval.Failed
Suburban Detroit SMART mileage renewalWould renew funding for the SMART bus service, which serves suburban Detroit counties.TBD

Statewide referenda on transportation

StateReferendumDetailsResult
MAIncome taxIncome tax for education and transportation would increase income tax by 4% for high earners of over $1 million; revenues could be partly used for transportation.TBD

Gubernatorial races

StateDemocratRepublicanKey transport differences on platformsResult
ALTBDKay Ivey (inc., presumptive)TBDTBD
AKTBDMike Dunleavy (inc., presumptive)TBDTBD
AZTBDTBDTBDTBD
ARSarah Huckabee SandersChris JonesTBDTBD
CAGavin Newsom (inc., presumptive)TBDTBDTBD
COJared Polis (inc., presumptive)TBDTBDTBD
CTNed Lamont (inc.)Bob StefanowskiTBDTBD
FLTBDRon DeSantis (inc., presumptive)TBDTBD
GAStacey AbramsBrian Kemp (inc.)TBDTBD
HITBDTBDTBDTBD
IDStephen HeidtBrad Little (inc.)TBDTBD
ILJ.B. Pritzker (inc., presumptive)TBDTBDTBD
IATBDKim Reynolds (inc., presumptive)TBDTBD
KSLaura Kelly (inc., presumptive)Derek Schmidt (presumptive)TBDTBD
MEJanet Mills (inc., presumptive)Paul LePage (presumptive)TBDTBD
MDTBDTBDTBDTBD
MATBDTBDTBDTBD
MIGretchen Whitmer (inc., presumptive)TBDTBDTBD
MNTim Walz (inc.)Scott JensenTBDTBD
NECarol BloodJim PillenTBDTBD
NVSteve Sisolak (inc., presumptive)TBDTBDTBD
NHTBDChris Sununu (inc., presumptive)TBDTBD
NMMichelle Lujan Grisham (inc., presumptive)TBDTBDTBD
NYKathy Hochul (inc., presumptive)TBDTBDTBD
OHNan WhaleyMike DeWine (inc.)TBDTBD
OKTBDKevin Stitt (inc., presumptive)TBDTBD
ORTina KotekChristine DrazanTBDTBD
PAJosh ShapiroDoug MastrianoTBDTBD
RIDan McKee (inc., presumptive)TBDTBDTBD
SCTBDHenry McMaster (inc., presumptive)TBDTBD
SDTBDKristi Noem (inc., presumptive)TBDTBD
TNTBDBill Lee (inc., presumptive)TBDTBD
TXBeto O’RourkeGreg Abbott (inc.)TBDTBD
VTTBDPhil Scott (inc., presumptive)TBDTBD
WITony Evers (inc., presumptive)TBDTBDTBD
WYTBDMark Gordon (inc., presumptive)TBDTBD

Major mayoral races

LocationMajor candidatesKey transport differences on platformsResult
Austin, TXTBDTBDTBD
Charlotte, NCTBDTBDTBD
Long Beach, CATBDTBDTBD
Los Angeles, CATBDTBDTBD
Louisville, KYTBDTBDTBD
Milwaukee, WITBDTBDTBD
Newark, NJTBDTBDTBD
Oakland, CATBDTBDTBD
Oklahoma City, OKTBDTBDTBD
Providence, RITBDTBDTBD
Raleigh, NCTBDTBDTBD
San Jose, CATBDTBDTBD
Trenton, NJTBDTBDTBD
Washington, DCTBDTBDTBD