Oregon 1936 ballot measures

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Twelve statewide ballot measures were on the January 31, 1936 and November 3, 1934 ballots in Oregon.

On the ballot

January 31

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Measure 1 Elections Moves primary nominating elections from May to the first Friday after the first Monday in September Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 2 Gov't Salaries Provides that legislative compensation be determined by law, rather than amendment Defeatedd
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 Defeatedd
VR Measure 4 Education Authorizes public higher educational institutions to collect a $5 per term activity fee from students Defeatedd

November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Measure 1 Welfare Reduces the eligibility age of old age public assistance from 70 to 65 Defeatedd
CICA Measure 2 Business Forbids regulation of any commercial advertisement as long as the advertisement is true Defeatedd
CICA 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 Defeatedd
CISS Measure 4 War & Peace Disallows military courses, drills and services as requirements for higher education degrees Defeatedd
CICA 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 Defeatedd
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 Defeatedd
CICA Measure 7 Admin of Gov't Provides that the board of control shall administer laws which may be enacted regarding state hydroelectric power Defeatedd
CISS Measure 8 Banking Creates a state owned and operated “Bank of Oregon” Defeatedd

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