Oregon 2002 ballot measures
- Nine of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- One of the measures was a legislatively-referred state statute.
- Three of the measures were initiated constitutional amendments.
- Four of the measures were initiated state statutes.
- Ten of the measures were approved and seven were defeated.
On the ballot
|Measure 10||Education||Allows private companies to invest in the public and academic development of technology|
|Measure 11||Bond issues||Authorizes bonds to help finance the Oregon Health & Science University and other capital expenses|
|Measure 13||Gov't Finance||Authorizes the state to utilize principle from the education fund and transfers $220 million from such fund to the school fund|
|Measure 19||Gov't Finance||Converts the education endowment fund into a stability fund, specifies conditions for utilizing the fund and transfers $150 million from stability fund to State School Fund|
|LRSS||Measure 20||Taxes||Increases the cigarette tax and allocates revenues from such tax to the Oregon Health Plan|
|Measure 14||Constitutions||Removes historical racial references from the constitution|
|Measure 15||Bond issues||Authorizes bonds for seismic rehabilitation of public education buildings|
|Measure 16||Bond issues||Authorizes bonds for seismic rehabilitation of emergency services buildings|
|Measure 17||Legislature||Reduces the minimum age requirement to serve as a state legislator from 21 years to 18 years of age|
|Measure 18||Taxes||Allows taxing districts to establish permanent property tax rate limits and to divide into tax zones|
|Measure 21||Judiciary||Requires judicial vacancies to be filled by elections at the closest May or November election|
|Measure 22||Judiciary||Creates judicial districts based on population and required the Oregon Supreme Court and Oregon Court of Appeals judges to be elected from those districts|
|CISS||Measure 23||Health Care||Creates a health care finance plan for medical necessary services and funds the plan through an additional income tax and payroll tax|
|CISS||Measure 24||Health Care||Permits dentist-denturist joint cooperative business ventures and allows licensed denturists to install partial dentures to replace missing teeth|
|CISS||Measure 25||Min Wage||Raises minimum wage from $6.50 to $6.90 in 2003|
|Measure 26||Labor||Deems unlawful the payment of canvassers by the number of signatures collected for initiative and referendum petitions|
|CISS||Measure 27||Food & Agri||Requires the labeling of foods derived or processed using genetically-engineered materials with label prepared by the Oregon Department of Agriculture|
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 2000-2004
- Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet September 2002
- Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet November November 2002
State of Oregon
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