Oregon 1917 ballot measures

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Seven statewide ballot measures were on the June 4, 1917 ballot in Oregon.

On the ballot

June 4

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Gov't Finances Authorizes municipalities to become indebted, upon a majority vote by constituents, to aid water transportation lines between ports and establish water transportation on the interior rivers of Oregon Approveda
LRCA Measure 2 Legislature Limits the number of bills introduced at any session of the Legislative Assembly to four from members and three from committees and increases the salaries of legislators from $3.00 to $6.00 per day Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 3 Admin of Gov't Mandates that all constitutional amendments be worded in such a way as to avoid creating conflicting provisions and that no amendment shall render any other ineffective without specifically repealing the conflicting amendment Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 4 Taxes Provides for uniform taxation of all property of the same class Approveda
LRCA Measure 5 Elections Requires municipalities to hold their primary and general elections for local candidates at the same times as the primary and general elections of candidates for state offices Approveda
LRSS Measure 6 Prisons Authorizes the construction of a new $400,000 State Penitentiary and levies a tax for four years to pay for it Defeatedd
LRSS Measure 7 Bonds Authorizes the State Highway Commission to issue bonds not exceeding six million dollars over five years for the construction and maintenance of hard-surface roads Approveda

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