Oregon 1927 ballot measures
- Nine of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- One of the measures was a legislatively-referred state statute.
- Two of the measures were veto referendums.
- Four of the measures were approved and eight were defeated.
On the ballot
|Measure 1||Suffrage||Repeals constitutional language denying suffrage to “Negro,” “Chinaman” and “Mulatto” people|
|Measure 2||Taxes||Authorizes any school district with more than 100,000 people within its boundaries to levy taxes to support the school district upon the approval of voters|
|Measure 3||Trials||Provides for charging any person before the circuit court who waives indictment for any crime or misdemeanors with that crime or misdemeanor|
|Measure 4||Salaries||Fixes legislator compensation at $10 per day during sessions or $400 per regular session and provides additional compensation for presiding officers|
|Measure 5||Elections||Requires constituents to be registered as voters as a qualification to vote|
|Measure 6||Salaries||Requires that the compensation of state and county elected officials be provided by law and that no salary of any officer shall be increased during a term of office|
|Measure 7||Local Gov't||Allows any city with a population over 100,000 situated within one county to consolidate with that county|
|Measure 8||Veterans||Authorizes counties with 200,000 or more people to issue bonds to construct a veterans’ memorial and armory building in any city meeting specific credentials|
|Measure 9||Taxes||Authorizes the state to levy tax upon property not exceeding $3,500 plus 6% and allows taxes to only increase an additional 6% each ensuing year|
|LRSS||Measure 10||Taxes||Levies an annual progressive net income tax upon persons and corporations in the state and provides for exemptions to such tax|
|VR||Measure 11||Taxes||Empowers the state tax commission to supervise assessment and enforce tax laws throughout the state|
|VR||Measure 12||Hunt & Fish||Prohibits keeping salmon or other game fish from the Nestucca Bay watershed at any time, except fish caught on hook and line|
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1922-1928
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1927