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Oregon 1970 ballot measures

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1972
1969

Seventeen statewide ballot measures were on the May 26, 1970 and November 3, 1970 ballots in Oregon.

On the ballot

May 26

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Bonds Authorizes bonds for state capital construction projects Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 2 Constitutions Removes references regarding “white foreigners” from the state constitution Approveda


LRCA Measure 3 Constitutions Authorizes the revision of the state constitution Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 4 Bonds Authorizes of bonds for pollution control projects Approveda


LRCA Measure 5 Suffrage Lowers the voting age to 19 in Oregon Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 6 Taxes Regards local school property tax equalizations Defeatedd


November 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Legislature Permits the legislature to convene for special session upon concurrence of a majority of members of both the House of Representatives and Senate Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 2 Taxes Provides that when the U.S. Congress changes method of computation for the federal income tax, the changes are automatically adopted into state law and requires the legislature to review such changes Approveda


LRCA Measure 3 Gov't Finances Exempts contracts for services with state government and contracts to purchase or lease property from county indebtedness limitations Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 4 Gov't Finances Permits the state to invest donations for public higher education in the stock of any firm Approveda


LRCA Measure 5 Gov't Finances Increases bonding limits for the Oregon War Veterans’ Fund from 3% to 4% of the true cash value of all property within the state Approveda


LRCA Measure 6 Elections Disallows a defeated incumbent for holding office beyond their elected term and provides for appointment of a temporary successor if an election is being contested in courts Approveda


LRCA Measure 7 Bonds Authorizes bonds up to one percent of true cash value of taxable property within the state for school districts Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 8 Prisons Permits the establishment and operation of correctional institutions outside of Marion County without voter approval Approveda


CISS Measure 9 Environment Designates a number of rivers as “scenic waterways" and regulates how such waterways are utilized Approveda


CICA Measure 10 Taxes Sets new tax bases for schools based on current expenditures plus 6% annual increase Defeatedd


CICA Measure 11 Property Restricts the state and county governments from altering the zoning, subdivision or building code outside city limits Defeatedd


See also

Oregon

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