Oregon 1976 ballot measures
- Ten of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- One of the measures was a legislatively-referred state statute.
- One of the measures was a veto referendum.
- Four of the measures were initiated state statutes.
- Seven of the measures were approved and nine were defeated.
On the ballot
|Measure 1||Veterans||Expands the eligibility of veterans to receive home and farm loans|
|Measure 2||Judiciary||Affects judicial discipline|
|Measure 3||Bonds||Authorizes the issuance and sale of bonds for housing projects|
|Measure 4||Taxes||Institutes a vehicle tax to provide funding for mass transit|
|Measure 1||Legislature||Allows for two or more legislative acts to amend the same statue and contains instructions on resolving conflicts|
|Measure 2||Elections||Requires city officers to be nominated on the state-wide primary election day and city and county officers to be elected on the state-wide general election day|
|Measure 3||Legislature||Lowers the minimum age for service in the House of Representatives or Senate from 21 to 18 and adds the requirement that a legislator must be a registered voter of the state|
|Measure 4||Legislature||Repeals the legislature’s ability to provide for emergency succession to public offices that become vacant and to adopt measures providing for the continuity of government|
|Measure 5||Legislature||Allows the legislature to initiate a special session and requires their convening within five days after an emergency has been called|
|Measure 6||Gambling||Permits tax-exempt organizations to conduct bingo or lotto games|
|LRSS||Measure 7||Elections||Provides public funding for communications expenditures in general elections and sources such funds from a voluntary checkoff on income tax returns|
|VR||Measure 8||Taxes||Increases the motor fuel tax and the graduated weight-mile and flat fee tax rates for commercial vehicles and creates a legislative committee to review transportation regulations|
|CISS||Measure 9||Nuclear||Provides regulations for the construction of nuclear power plants|
|CISS||Measure 10||Admin of Gov't||Creates the Land Conservation and Development Commission and Department to review and control local land use plans, decisions and activities of state-wide significance|
|CISS||Measure 11||Water||Deems unlawful the addition of fluorine-containing compounds to any community water supply|
|CISS||Measure 12||Admin of Gov't||Repeals the state, counties and local governments abilities to enter into agreements with each other or cooperate in performance of any of their functions|
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1972-1978
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet November 1976