Oregon 1994 ballot measures
- Three of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Eleven of the measures were initiated constitutional amendments.
- Five of the measures were initiated state statutes.
- Ten of the measures were approved and nine were defeated.
On the ballot
|Measure 2||Taxes||Allows future vehicle fuel revenues to be allocated towards dedicated purposes|
|Measure 3||Elections||Changes the deadline for filing candidacy for elective official vacancies before the general election|
|Measure 4||Legislature||Creates a vacancy whenever a legislator is convicted of a felony and makes the convicted legislator ineligible for legislative office|
|Measure 5||Taxes||Bars new or increased taxes, certain fees and certain charges without prior voter approval|
|Measure 6||Elections||Permits candidates to only use contributions from district residents and required violators to forfeit candidacy or office|
|Measure 7||Civil rights||Forbids government from denying equal protection of law due to race, color, religion, gender, age or national origin|
|Measure 8||Pension||Requires public employees to pay six percent of their salaries toward their pensions|
|CISS||Measure 9||Elections||Limits contributions by individuals, certain groups and PACs to candidates and adopts spending limits for some elections|
|Measure 10||Legislature||Requires a two-thirds vote in both legislature houses to reduce a criminal sentence previously approved by voters|
|CISS||Measure 11||Law Enforcement||Sets mandatory sentences for listed felonies and bars early release, leave or reduced sentences|
|CISS||Measure 12||Public Works||Repeals requirements that contractors pay workers on all public works the prevailing wage rate|
|Measure 13||LGBT||Prohibits governments from creating classifications based on homosexuality or spending public funds on things that express approval of homosexuality|
|Measure 14||Resources||Adds operating and reclamation requirements, bans certain practices, imposes fees and ends tax credits for chemical process mining firms|
|Measure 15||Education||Requires a minimum state funding of schools and community colleges based on funds available from listed sources in the 1993-1995 biennium|
|CISS||Measure 16||Assisted Death||Allows terminally ill adult patients to make the choice to obtain physician’s prescription for drugs to end life|
|Measure 17||Labor||Requires state prison inmates to work forty hours per week and allows both the public and private sectors to utilize inmate labor|
|CISS||Measure 18||Hunt & Fish||Bans using bait to hunt black bears or utilizing dogs to hunt black bears or cougars|
|Measure 19||Obscenity||Excepts laws against obscenity and child pornography from freedom of speech protections|
|Measure 20||Taxes||Instates an “equal tax” on the transfer of property, goods and services|
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1988-1995
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet November 1994
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