Oregon 1934 ballot measures
- Two of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Two of the measures were legislatively-referred state statutes.
- Two of the measures were veto referendums.
- Two of the measures were initiated constitutional amendments.
- Two of the measures were approved and six were defeated.
On the ballot
|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|
|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|
|LRSS||Measure 3||Health Care||Authorizes the construction and operation of a tuberculosis hospital in Multnomah County|
|LRSS||Measure 4||Health Care||Authorizes the construction and operation of an “insane hospital” in Multnomah County|
|VR||Measure 5||Taxes||Increases the sales tax by 1.5% and appropriates such revenues to school districts|
|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|
|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|
|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|
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1930-1936
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet May 1934
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet November 1934
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