Oregon Board of People's Inspectors of Government, Measure 30 (1910)

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The Oregon Board of People's Inspectors of Government Bill, also known as Measure 30, was on the November 8, 1910 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have established the Board of People’s Inspectors of Government and provided for an official state magazine detailing issues of government transparency and accountability that would be mailed out every two months to each registered voter.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 30 (1910)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No52,53863.69%
Yes 29,955 36.31%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed by Initiative Petition

A bill for a law creating a Board of People's Inspectors of Government, providing for publication of an official State magazine, said board to be the editors and publishers thereof, the printing to be done by the State Printer; all books of public officials subject to examination by the Board of Inspectors and reports thereof published in said magazine; all expenses of the board for printing and publication of the magazine, salaries, etc., not to exceed one dollar for each registered voter in the State; the magazine shall be mailed every two months to each registered voter at public expense. --- Vote YES or NO.

358. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

359. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 30 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on July 7, 1910.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed October 31, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.