Oregon "Equal Tax" on Transfer of Property, Measure 20 (1994)

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The Oregon "Equal Tax" on Transfer of Property Amendment, also known as Measure 20, was on the November 8, 1994 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have instated an “equal tax” on the transfer of property, goods and services in place of the current state and local property transfer taxes.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 20 (1994)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No898,41675.97%
Yes 284,195 24.03%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The measure title that appeared on the ballot:[1]

20. AMENDS STATE CONSTITUTION: “EQUAL TAX” ON TRADE REPLACES CURRENT TAXES
QUESTION: Shall state constitutional tax provisions be repealed, “equal tax” on transfer of property, goods, services replace current state, local taxes?

YES □

NO □ [2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 12, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.