Oregon 1968 ballot measures
- Eight of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Two of the measures were initiated constitutional amendments.
- Seven of the measures were approved and three were defeated.
On the ballot
|Measure 1||Gov't Finances||Modifies the common school fund|
|Measure 2||Direct Democracy||Alters the initiative and referendum requirements in the State of Oregon|
|Measure 3||Bonds||Authorizes bonds for higher education institutions and community colleges|
|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|
|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|
|Measure 3||Environment||Empowers the legislature to extend the state’s seaward boundaries or jurisdiction|
|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|
|Measure 5||Local Gov't||Provides for the consolidation of city-county governments in counties having a city with more than 300,000 inhabitants|
|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|
|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|
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1958-1970
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet November 1968
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