Oregon 1936 ballot measures
- One of the measures was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment.
- Two of the measures were legislatively-referred state statutes.
- Two of the measures were veto referendums.
- Four of the measures were initiated constitutional amendments.
- Three of the measures were initiated state statutes.
- All twelve of the measures were defeated.
On the ballot
|LRSS||Measure 1||Elections||Moves primary nominating elections from May to the first Friday after the first Monday in September||
|Measure 2||Gov't Salaries||Provides that legislative compensation be determined by law, rather than amendment||
|LRSS||Measure 3||Taxes||Imposes a 2% sales tax on retail sales and a 0.25% sales tax on wholesale sales for the purpose of providing funds for public assistance to the elderly, children and the blind||
|VR||Measure 4||Education||Authorizes public higher educational institutions to collect a $5 per term activity fee from students||
|VR||Measure 1||Welfare||Reduces the eligibility age of old age public assistance from 70 to 65||
|Measure 2||Business||Forbids regulation of any commercial advertisement as long as the advertisement is true||
|Measure 3||Taxes||Authorizes any school district having over 100,000 people to levy taxes for 1937 that are no more than 80% of the total 1932 tax levy of a given district||
|CISS||Measure 4||War & Peace||Disallows military courses, drills and services as requirements for higher education degrees||
|Measure 5||Taxes||Limits and reduces the total permissible state tax on real and tangible property to six mills per dollar of assessed and equalized valuation thereof||
|CISS||Measure 6||Energy||Allows the state to purchase electric energy from and secure building of transmission lines by the United States, to develop hydroelectric power and authorize such development to be financed by state bonds||
|Measure 7||Admin of Gov't||Provides that the board of control shall administer laws which may be enacted regarding state hydroelectric power||
|CISS||Measure 8||Banking||Creates a state owned and operated “Bank of Oregon”||
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1930-1936
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet January 1936
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet November 1936