Oregon 1986 ballot measures
- Eight of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- One of the measures was a legislatively-referred state statute.
- Seven of the measures were initiated state statutes.
- Five of the measures were initiated constitutional amendments.
- Eleven of the measures were approved and ten were defeated.
On the ballot
|Measure 1||Taxes||Prohibits the taxation of social security benefits|
|Measure 2||Taxes||Regards the effect on the merging of tax units on a given tax base|
|Measure 3||Direct Democracy||Regards the verification of signatures on initiative and referendum petitions|
|Measure 4||Elections||Requires a special election for vacancies in the state delegation to the United States Senate|
|Measure 5||Bonds||Authorizes the issuance and sale of $96 million in bonds for state-county prison buildings|
|Measure 1||State Exec||Removes the requirement that the Secretary of State live in the Salem|
|Measure 2||Redistricting||Revises the legislative district reapportionment procedures|
|Measure 3||Gambling||Permits charitable, fraternal and religious organizations to hold raffles|
|LRSS||Measure 4||Admin of Gov't||Replaces the Public Utility Commissioner with a three member Public Utility Commission|
|CISS||Measure 5||Marijuana||Legalizes the possession and growing of marijuana for private use|
|Measure 6||Abortion||Prohibits the use of state funds for abortions, except to prevent the death of the mother|
|Measure 7||Taxes||Institutes a five percent sales tax for school funding, property tax reductions and renter’s relief|
|CISS||Measure 8||Utilities||Prohibits the Public Utility Commissioner from requiring local measured telephone service payments from customers|
|Measure 9||Taxes||Sets maximum property tax rates, limits assessed property value increases and requires a majority popular vote for any new or increased property taxes|
|CISS||Measure 10||Law Enforcement||Expands crime victims’ rights and role in the criminal justice process|
|Measure 11||Taxes||Exempts part of an owner’s home value from property tax, requires renter’s relief and bars sales tax except by initiative|
|CISS||Measure 12||Taxes||Reduces most corporate income tax rates, but increases rates for higher bracket earners|
|Measure 13||Elections||Requires a voter to be registered at least twenty days before an election in order to vote|
|CISS||Measure 14||Nuclear||Prohibits all nuclear power plant operations until the federal government licenses a permanent radioactive waste disposal site|
|CISS||Measure 15||Nuclear||Redefines “radioactive waste” in existing laws due to newer legal definitions of the term|
|CISS||Measure 16||Taxes||Gives tax credits to nuclear weapons manufacturers transitioning to producing consumer commodities and penalizes those nuclear weapons firms who did not transition after 1990|
- Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1980-1987
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet November 1986
State of Oregon
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