Oregon 1980 ballot measures

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Fourteen statewide ballot measures were on the May 20, 1980 and November 4, 1980 ballots in Oregon.

On the ballot

May 20

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Taxes Limits the uses of revenues from the gasoline and highway user taxes Approveda
LRCA Measure 2 Alcohol Affects the liquor by the drink constitutional provision Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 3 Bonds Authorizes bonds for small scale local energy project loans Approveda
LRCA Measure 4 Veterans Alters the eligibility of people seeking veterans’ home and farm loans Approveda
LRSS Measure 5 Taxes Continues the state’s tax reduction program Approveda
LRCA Measure 6 Housing Defines multifamily low income elderly housing Approveda

November 4

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Elections Repeals the electability of the Superintendent of Public instruction and, in lieu, provides that the governor appoint someone to that position Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 2 Suffrage Provides “mentally handicapped persons” with full voting rights, unless declared incompetent to vote by statute Approveda
LRCA Measure 3 Taxes Allocates revenues from oil and natural gas taxes to the Common School Fund Approveda
LRSS Measure 4 Taxes Increases fuel taxes from seven to nine centers per gallon and increases flat rate taxes on commercial vehicles using non-gasoline fuel Defeatedd
CISS Measure 5 Hunt & Fish Bans snare and leghold traps, except under certain conditions Defeatedd
CICA Measure 6 Taxes Limits the annual property tax to previous levels, prohibits sales and transaction taxes on property and requires a two-thirds vote to increase taxes Defeatedd
CISS Measure 7 Nuclear Requires that a permanent nuclear waste disposal facility within the state must be federally licensed and have voter approval Approveda
LRCA Measure 8 Bonds Authorizes bonds to finance state, regional and local correctional facilities Defeatedd

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