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New York Transportation Bond Act, Proposal 2 (2005)

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New York Proposal 2, also known as the Rebuild and Renew New York Transportation Bond Act of 2005, was on the November 8, 2005 election ballot in New York. It was approved.

Proposal 2 authorized the State of New York to incur $2.9 billion in debt, using that money to "promote and assure the preservation, renewal and improvement of the state's roads and bridges; subways, trains and buses; and other vital transportation systems."

Election results

Proposal 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,215,769 56%
No959,73444%

Text of measure

The question on the ballot was:

"To promote and assure the preservation, renewal and improvement of the state's roads and bridges; subways, trains and buses; and other vital transportation systems, facilities and equipment for the benefit of the people of the state, shall section one of part I of chapter 60 of the Laws of 2005, enacting and constituting the "Rebuild and Renew New York Transportation Bond Act of 2005" authorizing the creation of a state debt in the amount of $2.9 billion for the construction, improvement, reconditioning and preservation of transportation systems and facilities, including the acquisition of equipment, be approved?"

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