Transportation Leadership Coalition
880 Marietta Highway, Suite 630-359
Roswell, GA 30075-6755
Transportation Leadership Coalition Uncovers Unethical Ballot Language
Marketing language taints ballot question in an effort to sway votes in favor of the largest tax increase in Georgia history.
June 21, 2012, Roswell, GA – Today, citizens from across Georgia call on the Governor, Attorney General, and Secretary of State to remove language that was wrongly placed on state ballots. The language improperly promotes a ballot question on the largest tax increase in Georgia history. Marketing language, not authorized by law, was added to Referendum 1, the TSPLOST issue, offering misleading and untrue statements about the referendum.
“We are disappointed that our elected officials would act in such a corrupt manner,” said Jack Staver, chairman of Transportation Leadership Coalition. “Our leaders know this proposed tax can’t stand on its own merits. So they have resorted to back room trickery, deceit, and misleading the people of Atlanta and Georgia.” Continue reading