Oregon 1980 ballot measures
- Nine of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Two of the measures were legislatively-referred state statutes.
- Two of the measures were initiated state statutes.
- One of the measures was an initiated constitutional amendment.
- Eight of the measures were approved and six were defeated.
On the ballot
|Measure 1||Taxes||Limits the uses of revenues from the gasoline and highway user taxes|
|Measure 2||Alcohol||Affects the liquor by the drink constitutional provision|
|Measure 3||Bonds||Authorizes bonds for small scale local energy project loans|
|Measure 4||Veterans||Alters the eligibility of people seeking veterans’ home and farm loans|
|LRSS||Measure 5||Taxes||Continues the state’s tax reduction program|
|Measure 6||Housing||Defines multifamily low income elderly housing|
|Measure 1||Elections||Repeals the electability of the Superintendent of Public instruction and, in lieu, provides that the governor appoint someone to that position|
|Measure 2||Suffrage||Provides “mentally handicapped persons” with full voting rights, unless declared incompetent to vote by statute|
|Measure 3||Taxes||Allocates revenues from oil and natural gas taxes to the Common School Fund|
|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|
|CISS||Measure 5||Hunt & Fish||Bans snare and leghold traps, except under certain conditions|
|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|
|CISS||Measure 7||Nuclear||Requires that a permanent nuclear waste disposal facility within the state must be federally licensed and have voter approval|
|Measure 8||Bonds||Authorizes bonds to finance state, regional and local correctional facilities|
- Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1980-1987
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet November 1980
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