Oregon Appropriations for the University of Oregon, Measure 37 (1912)

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The Oregon Appropriations for the University of Oregon Act, also known as Measure 37, was on the November 5, 1912 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have appropriated $175,000 for the construction and furnishing of a modern fire-proof library and museum at the University of Oregon.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 37 (1912)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No79,37674.40%
Yes 27,310 25.60%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referendum Ordered by Petition of the People

An Act appropriating $175,000 for the construction, equipment, and furnishing a modern fire proof library and museum building, and the extension of the heating plant to the same, for the use of the University of Oregon. --- Vote YES or NO.

374. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

375. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 37 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on May 18, 1911.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 1, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.