Oregon 1918 ballot measures

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Seven statewide ballot measures were on the November 5, 1918 ballot in Oregon.

On the ballot

November 5

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Education Establishes the Southern Oregon Normal School at Ashland and the Eastern Oregon Normal School by levying one twenty-fifth mill tax upon taxable property within the state Defeatedd
LRSS Measure 2 Welfare Establishes the Home for State Wards for “dependent, delinquent and defective children” Defeatedd
VR Measure 3 Hunt & Fish Criminalizes fishing in the Rogue River watershed by means of seine or set-net, fishing west of the mouth of the river and sets penalties for violating the law Defeatedd
VR Measure 4 Hunt & Fish Closes the Willamette River south of Oswego to commercial salmon fishing for specific seasons, forbids any person from keeping more than three salmon from the river per day, forbids the selling of salmon during closed season and limits the number of trolling outfits in any boat Approveda
CISS Measure 5 Taxes Repeals laws requiring newspaper advertisements of delinquent taxes and replaces such laws with mailed written notices to be sent prior to delinquency date Approveda
CISS Measure 6 Business Regulation Fixes the compensation of newspapers for the publications of all public and legal notices and advertisements Approveda
CR Measure 7 Taxes Increases the state tax levy to increase tax revenues by $940,000 Defeatedd

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