Oregon 1952 ballot measures
- Seven of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Two of the measures were legislatively-referred state statutes.
- Three of the measures were veto referendums.
- Four of the measures were initiated constitutional amendments.
- Two of the measures were initiated state statutes.
- Twelve of the measures were approved and six were defeated.
On the ballot
|Measure 1||Admin of Gov't||Provides for the appointment, rather than election, of the superintendent of public instruction by the state board of education|
|Measure 2||Education||Transfers all assets of the world war veterans’ state aid sinking fund to the common school fund|
|LRSS||Measure 3||Health Care||Authorizes the construction of a domiciliary hospital for the care and treatment of mentally ill elderly persons|
|Measure 4||Taxes||Provides that neither the state nor other taxing unit can levy taxes in any year greater than an amount levied in one of three preceding years plus six percent unless voters approve otherwise|
|Measure 5||Gov't Finance||Provides state credit and authorized indebtedness not to exceed four percent of assessable property within the state to allocate funds to military veterans for the acquisition of farms and homes|
|Measure 6||Legislature||Authorizes the legislative assembly to establish a committee to exercise budgetary control over all state officers, departments and agencies and empowers the committee to allocate any state agency funds during an emergency|
|Measure 7||Legislature||Provides for every state senator and representative to serve for a full period of four years and two years, respectively, and to have their terms start on the first Monday in January following an election|
|Measure 8||Legislature||Deems that every legislative act shall embrace not more than one subject, which shall be expressed in the title, and voids any act where the subject did not correlate with the title|
|LRSS||Measure 9||Taxes||Disallows the state to collect a property tax greater than six mills multiplied by the total equalized assessed valuation of taxable property within the state|
|VR||Measure 10||Taxes||Increases the tax on motor carriers used to transport persons or property and provides a formula for determining the tax|
|VR||Measure 11||Education||Requires the state board of education to provide criteria for a school district reorganization program so that all state territory shall be included in a school district|
|VR||Measure 12||Taxes||Imposes 1.5 cents tax on each ten cigarettes sold, consumed, handled or distributed by any person|
|CISS||Measure 13||Time||Abolishes daylight savings time and institutes the United States standard time as established by the U.S. Congress|
|Measure 14||Gambling||Prohibits and criminalizes gambling on animal and vehicle races|
|Measure 15||Alcohol||Authorizes the state to license certain organizations and commercial establishments to sell alcoholic liquor by individual glass and provides for local option elections on whether to allow licensing or not|
|Measure 16||Taxes||Provides for a reevaluation of taxes utilized for free public highways, roads and bridges based on weight and fuel tax|
|CISS||Measure 17||Food & Agri||Appoints a milk control administrator with the power to investigate, supervise and regulate the production of milk, designate marketing areas, require records to be kept by producers and dealers and fix the minimum milk production prices|
|Measure 18||Redistricting||Requires the legislature, after each federal census, to reapportion legislative representatives among counties of the state according to population|
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1948-1956
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1952
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