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Oregon 1960 ballot measures

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Sixteen statewide ballot measures were on the May 20, 1960 and November 8, 1960 ballots in Oregon.

On the ballot

May 20

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Gov't Salaries Increases the annual salaries of state legislators Defeatedd

November 8

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Elections Starts a legislator’s term of office when the regular legislative session after their election begins Approveda
LRSS Measure 2 Time Establishes daylight savings time in Oregon Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 3 Development Permits the costs of urban redevelopment projects to be paid by resulting increased property tax revenues Approveda
LRCA Measure 4 Trials Allows district attorneys to commence criminal prosecutions by filing written charges or by grand jury indictment Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 5 Legislature Empowers the legislature to revise the constitution and refer their revisions to voters for approval Approveda
LRCA Measure 6 Bonds Permits the state to increase its bonded indebtedness to construct additional higher education facilities Approveda
LRCA Measure 7 Suffrage Grants residents the ability to vote for the U.S. President although they may not have met the requirement of six months residence in the state to vote Approveda
LRCA Measure 8 Bonds Authorizes issuance of state bonds to construct buildings for state institutions, office buildings and higher education facilities Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 9 Judiciary Requires judges to retire at the age of 75 or when disabled at age of 70 Approveda
LRCA Measure 10 Elections Provides that an elective office becomes vacant whenever the public official serving in that office is elected to a different office Approveda
LRCA Measure 11 Local Gov't Requires home rule counties to pay for local improvements by taxing only property that benefits from such improvements Approveda
LRCA Measure 12 Admin of Gov't Mandates the continuation of local and state government in the event of an enemy military attack Approveda
LRCA Measure 13 Veterans Bases the bonding limits for war veterans’ loans on three percent true cash value of all property within the state Approveda
VR Measure 14 Taxes Increases state tax revenues, abolishes federal income tax deductions and lowers personal income tax rates Defeatedd
CISS Measure 15 Business Prohibits certain advertising signs within 600 feet of interstate highways and regulates permissible signs Defeatedd

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