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Oregon 1994 ballot measures

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1995
1993

Nineteen statewide ballot measures were on the May 17, 1994 and November 8, 1994 ballots in Oregon.

On the ballot

May 17

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 2 Taxes Allows future vehicle fuel revenues to be allocated towards dedicated purposes Defeatedd

November 8

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 3 Elections Changes the deadline for filing candidacy for elective official vacancies before the general election Approveda
LRCA Measure 4 Legislature Creates a vacancy whenever a legislator is convicted of a felony and makes the convicted legislator ineligible for legislative office Approveda
CICA Measure 5 Taxes Bars new or increased taxes, certain fees and certain charges without prior voter approval Defeatedd
CICA Measure 6 Elections Permits candidates to only use contributions from district residents and required violators to forfeit candidacy or office Approveda
CICA Measure 7 Civil rights Forbids government from denying equal protection of law due to race, color, religion, gender, age or national origin Defeatedd
CICA Measure 8 Pension Requires public employees to pay six percent of their salaries toward their pensions Approveda
CISS Measure 9 Elections Limits contributions by individuals, certain groups and PACs to candidates and adopts spending limits for some elections Approveda
CICA Measure 10 Legislature Requires a two-thirds vote in both legislature houses to reduce a criminal sentence previously approved by voters Approveda
CISS Measure 11 Law Enforcement Sets mandatory sentences for listed felonies and bars early release, leave or reduced sentences Approveda
CISS Measure 12 Public Works Repeals requirements that contractors pay workers on all public works the prevailing wage rate Defeatedd
CICA Measure 13 LGBT Prohibits governments from creating classifications based on homosexuality or spending public funds on things that express approval of homosexuality Defeatedd
CICA Measure 14 Resources Adds operating and reclamation requirements, bans certain practices, imposes fees and ends tax credits for chemical process mining firms Defeatedd
CICA 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 Defeatedd
CISS Measure 16 Assisted Death Allows terminally ill adult patients to make the choice to obtain physician’s prescription for drugs to end life Approveda
CICA 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 Approveda
CISS Measure 18 Hunt & Fish Bans using bait to hunt black bears or utilizing dogs to hunt black bears or cougars Approveda
CICA Measure 19 Obscenity Excepts laws against obscenity and child pornography from freedom of speech protections Defeatedd
CICA Measure 20 Taxes Instates an “equal tax” on the transfer of property, goods and services Defeatedd

See also

Oregon

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