Oregon Bonding for Crook and Curry Counties, Measure 4 (May 1920)

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The Oregon Bonding for Crook and Curry Counties Amendment, also known as Measure 4, was on the May 21, 1920 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted Crook County and Curry County to issue bonds to an amount not to exceed two percent of assessed valuation of all property within the county for the purpose of funding warrants.[1]

Measure 4 amended Section 10 of Article XI of the Oregon Constitution.[2]

Election results

Oregon Measure 4 (May 1920)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 72,378 66.35%
No36,69933.65%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Constitutional Amendment - Submitted to the People by the Legislative Assembly

Submitted by the legislature - CROOK AND CURRY COUNTIES BONDING AMENDMENT - Purpose: To amend section 10 of article XI of the constitution of the state of Oregon so as to permit Crook and Curry counties to issue warrants to evidence their involuntary debts and liabilities, and issue bonds to an amount not to exceed two per cent of assessed valuation of all property in the county to fund such warrants, when such bonds shall be authorized by a majority of the legal voters of the county voting on the question at any general or special election, and the county court shall each year thereafter levy a special tax to pay the interest on said bonds and retire the principle thereof at maturity. --- Vote YES or NO.


306. Yes

307. No

[3]

Path to the ballot

Measure 4 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on January 20, 1920 by the Legislative Assembly.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 12, 2013
  2. Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed November 12, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.