The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to endorse a sales tax increase to finance transportation projects in the Central Valley county.

The plan will go before voters in November, and will need two-thirds of the vote to pass. A similar measure failed in 2006 with about 58% of the vote. Compared to that measure, the new tax would be shorter in duration — 20 years instead of 30 — and distribute a greater share to local projects instead of regional projects.

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