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Oregon 1934 ballot measures

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Eight statewide ballot measures were on the May 18, 1934 and November 6, 1934 ballots in Oregon.

On the ballot

May 18:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Gov't Finance Requires a two-thirds vote in counties to authorize indebtedness exceeding $5,000 for roads and to issue bonds to pay outsanding warrants Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 2 Trials Provides that in criminal trails any accused person, with consent of the trial judge, may choose to waive trial by jury and consent to be tried by the judge of the court alone Approveda
LRSS Measure 3 Health Care Authorizes the construction and operation of a tuberculosis hospital in Multnomah County Approveda
LRSS Measure 4 Health Care Authorizes the construction and operation of an “insane hospital” in Multnomah County Defeatedd
VR Measure 5 Taxes Increases the sales tax by 1.5% and appropriates such revenues to school districts Defeatedd

November 6:

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Measure 1 Energy Authorizes the state to develop hydroelectricity, creates a commission to manage the development and allows bonds to be issued for financing development Defeatedd
CICA Measure 2 Taxes Limits taxable property assessments and total state taxes and requires a two-thirds vote by constituents to institute anything above the limits Defeatedd
CICA Measure 3 Health Care Vests authority to license “healing arts” professionals in three boards - for (1) medical physicians and surgeons, (2) chiropractic and naturopathic physicians and (3) spiritual practitioners Defeatedd

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