Oregon 1968 ballot measures

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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

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