Oregon Bars New or Increased Taxes without Voter Approval, Measure 5 (1994)

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The Oregon Bars New or Increase Taxes without Voter Approval Amendment, also known as Measure 5, was on the November 8, 1994 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have barred new or increased state or local taxes, certain fees and certain charges without prior voter approval.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 5 (1994)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No671,02555.26%
Yes 543,302 44.74%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The measure title that appeared on the ballot:[1]

5. AMENDS CONSTITUTION: BARS NEW OR INCREASED TAXES WITHOUT VOTER APPROVAL
QUESTION: Shall Oregon Constitution bar new or increased state and local taxes, certain fees and certain charges without prior voter approval?

YES □

NO □ [2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 12, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.