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Record

Overview
When it comes to ballot issues, Media One Politic understands that your campaign is about one thing – victory. Over the past several decades, we have managed and developed the strategy behind nearly 20 initiatives. With issues covering a broad range of interests from the subtle to the ridiculous, the company’s record in prevailing over organized competitors is exceptional.

Notable Wins
  • 1982 – Municipal: “Sewer Bond” campaign, 71% YES; strong results caused bond rating upgrade
  • 1992 – Municipal: Art & Science Pavilion initiative, 51.6% YES against highly-organized opposition
  • 1994 – Initiated Measure: Remove market value from property tax; 50.55% NO against strong opposition
  • 1998 – Constitutional Amendment: Cut property taxes as school funding source; 77.68% NO against well-funded, organized opposition
  • 2000 – Constitutional Amendment: Reclassify ag property, 54.94% YES against organized opposition
  • 2000 – Constitutional Amendment: Remove video lottery gambling, 53.67% NO against virulent opposition
  • 2000 – Initiated Measure: Raise gambling tourism destination bet limit, began 30/70 against, results, 51.6% YES against well-funded, organized opposition
  • 2004 – Initiated Measure: Remove food from sales tax; 67.5% NO against organized opposition
  • 2006 – Initiated Measure: Repeal a cell phone tax, 60.62% NO against organized industry opposition
  • 2008 – Initiated Measure: Disallow government tax revenues from lobbying (govt. employees couldn’t talk with legislators) 64.68% NO against highly-organized, well-funded opposition
  • 2010 – Constitutional Amendment: Secure secret ballot, 79.13% YES
  • 2012 – Referred Law: Governor’s education initiative, 67.3% NO against organized government opposition
  • 2014 – Initiated Measure: Patient Choice, 62% YES for the freedom to choose one’s own doctor
  • 2016 - Constitutional Amendment: 50.61% YES to strengthen postsecondary technical education