Oregon Bonds for Reconstruction, Reclamation, and Land Settlement Projects, Measure 4 (June 1919)

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The Oregon Bonds for Reconstruction, Reclamation, and Land Settlement Projects Amendment, also know as Measure 4, was on the June 3, 1919 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided for the issuance and sale of $5,000,000 worth of bonds for reconstruction, reclamation and land settlement projects.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 4 (1919)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No40,58050.91%
Yes 39,130 49.09%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

Submitted by the legislature - FIVE MILLION DOLLAR RECONSTRUCTION BONDING AMENDMENT - Purpose: To amend article XI of the constitution of the state of Oregon by adding to said article section 7-a, so as to permit the bonding of the state of Oregon for not more than $5,000,000 for tile promotion of reconstruction, reclamation and land settlement projects, and particularly to ratify, validate and confirm any act which has been passed by the legislature and referred to tile people at the same election at which this amendment is submitted, which purports to bond the state of Oregon in order to carry out certain reconstruction, reclamation and land settlement policies. --- Vote YES or NO.


306. Yes

307. No

[2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 4 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on February 27, 1919 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 11, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.