Oregon 1950 ballot measures
- Three 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.
- Two of the measures were initiated constitutional amendments.
- One of the measures was an initiated state statute.
- Seven of the measures were approved and two were defeated.
On the ballot
|Measure 1||Gov't Salaries||Provides legislatures an annual salary of $600, an additional one-third compensation for presiding officers and some reimbursement for traveling expenses|
|Measure 2||Taxes||Authorizes the state to loan credit and incur indebtedness not exceeding three-fourths of one percent of the value of taxable property within the state for higher education buildings|
|Measure 3||Gov't Finances||Authorizes the state to loan credit and incur indebtedness not four percent of the value of taxable property within the state to augment the state war veterans' fund|
|LRSS||Measure 4||Taxes||Levies an annual state property tax to produce $80 per child between four and twenty|
|VR||Measure 5||Welfare||Allocates public monetary assistance to elderly people defined as “needy” to be used for medical expenses|
|VR||Measure 6||Time||Establishes a uniform standard time throughout the State of Oregon|
|Measure 7||Gov't Finances||Pledges state credit and authorizes indebtedness to create a fund for veterans who served during World War II and compensates such veterans for domestic and foreign service|
|Measure 8||Redistricting||Requires the reapportionment of representation every ten years and increased the number of members in the Oregon Senate to 36|
|CISS||Measure 9||Alcohol||Criminalizes alcohol advertisements through posters, circulars, newspapers, periodicals and radio broadcasts|
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1948-1956
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1950
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