Oregon 1968 ballot measures

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1969
1966

Ten statewide ballot measures were on the May 28, 1968 and November 5, 1968 ballots in Oregon.

On the ballot

May 28

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Gov't Finances Modifies the common school fund Approveda
LRCA Measure 2 Direct Democracy Alters the initiative and referendum requirements in the State of Oregon Approveda
LRCA Measure 3 Bonds Authorizes bonds for higher education institutions and community colleges Approveda

November 5

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Veterans Authorizes state farm and home loans to veterans who had 210 days of active duty service, 90 days of service during war dates or were discharged due to a disability Approveda
LRCA Measure 2 Judiciary Allows the Supreme Court to remove judges of any court from office for being convicted of a felony, moral turpitude, persistent failure to perform duties, for habitual drunkenness or use of illegal narcotics Approveda
LRCA Measure 3 Environment Empowers the legislature to extend the state’s seaward boundaries or jurisdiction Approveda
LRCA Measure 4 Gov't Finances Broadens constitutional county debt limitations so as to authorize the purchase or leasing of property for not more than 10 years Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 5 Local Gov't Provides for the consolidation of city-county governments in counties having a city with more than 300,000 inhabitants Approveda
CICA Measure 6 Bonds Authorizes bonds and a one cent gasoline tax to acquire privately-owned beaches bordering the Pacific Ocean and prohibits the construction of highways on beaches Defeatedd
CICA Measure 7 Taxes Repeals the 6% property tax limitation, provides a new limitation on property taxes of 1.5% market value and provides various exemptions Defeatedd

See also

Oregon

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