Oregon 1910 ballot measures
- One of the measures was a veto referendum.
- Eighteen of the measures were initiated state statutes.
- Seven of the measures were initiated constitutional amendments.
- Four of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Two of the measures were legislatively-referred state statutes.
- Nine of the measures were approved and twenty-three were defeated.
On the ballot
|Measure 1||Suffrage||Grants all taxpayers, regardless of sex, the ability to vote|
|LRSS||Measure 2||Health Care||Authorizes the construction and maintenance of The Eastern Oregon State Hospital|
|LRSS||Measure 3||ConCon||Calls for a constitutional convention to take place in October 1911|
|Measure 4||Redistricting||Creates separate districts for the election of each State Senator and each State Representative|
|Measure 5||Taxes||Repeals language requiring uniform taxation, mandates that taxes shall only be levied for public purposes and that the power of taxation shall never be surrendered|
|Measure 6||Transportation||Authorizes the creation of railroad districts, the purchase and construction or railroads by the state and municipalities and allows for the levying of taxes for the payment of such acquisition and construction|
|Measure 7||Taxes||Exempts property from uniform taxation, thus allowing property to categorized into classes and taxed|
|VR||Measure 8||Gov't Salaries||Requires Baker County to pay the Judge of the Eighth Judicial District an additional $1,000|
|CISS||Measure 9||Local Gov't||Creates the County of Nesmith|
|CISS||Measure 10||Education||Provides for the state’s permanent support for the Oregon Normal School at Monmouth, by levying an annual tax of one-twenty-fifth of a mill on taxable property within the state|
|CISS||Measure 11||Local Gov't||Creates the County of Otis|
|CISS||Measure 12||Local Gov't||Annexes the northern part of Clackamas County to Multnomah County|
|CISS||Measure 13||Local Gov't||Creates the County of Williams|
|Measure 14||Local Gov't||Grants counties the ability to regulate taxation, regardless of constitutional restrictions or state statutes, and abolishes the poll or head tax|
|Measure 15||Alcohol||Gives municipalities the power to license, regulate or prohibit the sale of liquors within their boundaries|
|CISS||Measure 16||Labor||Requires protection for persons engaged in hazardous employments, defines and extends the liability of employers and determines that contributory negligence shall not be a defense argument|
|CISS||Measure 17||Local Gov't||Creates the County of Orchard|
|CISS||Measure 18||Local Gov't||Creates the County of Clark|
|CISS||Measure 19||Education||Provides state support for the Eastern Oregon State Normal School at Weston, by levying an annual one-twenty-fifth of a mill tax upon all taxable property in the state|
|CISS||Measure 20||Local Gov't||Annexes a portion of eastern Washington County to Multnomah County|
|CISS||Measure 21||Education||Provides state support for the Southern Oregon State Normal School at Ashland, by levying an annual one-twenty-fifth of a mill tax upon all taxable property in the state|
|Measure 22||Alcohol||Prohibits the production, traffic and sale of intoxicating liquors, except for mechanical, medical, scientific and religious purposes|
|CISS||Measure 23||Alcohol||Prohibits and suppresses the production, sale, exchange and possession of intoxicating liquors in the state|
|CISS||Measure 24||Labor||Creates a Board of Commissioners to examine workplace injuries and to draft workplace liability laws for the legislature|
|CISS||Measure 25||Hunt & Fish||Prohibits the taking fish from the Rogue River watershed by any means, except hook and line|
|CISS||Measure 26||Local Gov't||Creates of the County of Deschutes County|
|CISS||Measure 27||Local Gov't||Necessitates that the creation of new counties and municipalities be by a majority vote in the territory under consideration and allows for 30% of voters within such territory to petition for the creation of a new county or municipality|
|Measure 28||Gov't Finances||Permits counties to incur indebtedness to build permanent roads upon approval of a majority vote in respective counties|
|CISS||Measure 29||Elections||Establishes closed primaries for presidential and vice-presidential candidates, provides for the direct nomination of electoral delegates to their party’s national nominating convention and provides for the payment of a delegate’s traveling expenses|
|CISS||Measure 30||Gov't Acc||Establishes the Board of People’s Inspectors of Government and provides for an official state magazine detailing issues of government transparency and accountability that would be mailed out every two months to each registered voter|
|Measure 31||Direct Democracy||Increases initiative, referendum and recall powers of voters, restricts use of the emergency clause and veto power by state legislators, requires proportional representation of the Legislative Assembly, provides for the election of the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate and provides a ten dollar daily fine for unexcused absences by legislators|
|Measure 32||Trials||Provides for verdict by three-fourths of a jury in civil cases, prohibits re-trial without evidence, establishes six-year terms for state judges and increases the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court|
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1908-1910
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1910
State of Oregon
List of Oregon ballot measures | Local measures | School bond issues | Ballot measure laws | Initiative laws | History of I&R | History of direct democracy | Campaign Finance Requirements | Recall process |
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Auditor | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Administrator of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Director of Fish and Wildlife | Commissioner of Labor and Industries | Commissioner of Public Utilities |