Oregon Bonus Loans for Veterans, Measure 3 (1930)

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The Oregon Bonus Loans for Veterans Amendment, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 4, 1930 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have extended the privilege of securing state loans under the soldiers’ bonus law to residents who served in the Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection or Boxer Rebellion.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 3 (1930)
Defeatedd No101,78552.36%
Yes 92,602 47.64%

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 - Vote YES or NO

BONUS LOAN CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT - Purpose: To extend the privilege of securing state loans under the soldiers’ bonus law to residents of Oregon who served any time in the Spanish-American war or in the Philippine insurrection, or the Boxer rebellion in China, also to persons otherwise qualified who were not residents of Oregon when they entered service, but who shall have been actual residents thereof for ten years continuously immediately before filing application for loan; and increasing the amount of state bonds authorized for such purposes from three to four per cent of the total assessed valuation of all property in the state.

304. Yes, I vote for the amendment.

305. No, I vote against the amendment.


Path to the ballot

Measure 3 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State by the Legislative Assembly on February 27, 1929.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 15, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.