Oregon 1972 ballot measures

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Sixteen statewide ballot measures were on the January 18, 1972, May 23, 1972 and November 7, 1972 ballots in Oregon.

On the ballot

January 18

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Measure 1 Taxes Increases the tax on cigarettes from four cents to nine cents per package Defeatedd

May 23

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Suffrage Removes the literacy requirement for voting and lowers the voting age in Oregon Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 2 Admin of Gov't Repeals the state’s decennial census Approveda
LRCA Measure 3 Legislature Allows the legislature to call for a special legislative session Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 4 Bonds Authorizes bonds for state capital construction projects Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 5 Bonds Authorizes bonds for irrigation and water development projects Defeatedd
VR Measure 6 Taxes Institutes a vehicle registration tax Defeatedd

November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Admin of Gov't Repeals the geographic requirements for state institutions Approveda
LRCA Measure 2 Law Enforcement Permits the qualifications for the office of county sheriff to be defined by the legislature Approveda
LRCA Measure 3 Gov't Finances County purchase and lease limitations Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 4 Religion Disallows the legislature to establish or prohibit any religion and removes a provision prohibiting public money for religious institutions Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 5 Trials Permits juries to be composed of less than twelve jurors, but not less than six Approveda
LRCA Measure 6 Veterans Liberalizes requirements for veterans’ loans for those who served in the military during certain years and provides eligibility to spouses whose partners were killed, missing in action or prisoners of war Approveda
CISS Measure 7 Pension Repeals the retirement fund for the office of Governor Approveda
CICA Measure 8 State Exec Modifies the gubernatorial line of succession Approveda
CICA Measure 9 Taxes Prohibits the levy of property taxes to pay for the operating expenses of educational institutions Defeatedd

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