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Oregon Cash Bonuses and Loans for Veterans, Measure 3 (1924)

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The Oregon Cash Bonuses and Loans for Veterans Amendment, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 4, 1924 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided for a cash bonus or loan to World War I and Spanish-American War veterans, as well as the widows and dependents of any person who died in service.[1]

Measure 3 amended Article XI-C of the Oregon Constitution.[2]

Election results

Oregon Measure 3 (1924)
Approveda Yes 131,199 58.66%

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 - BONUS AMENDMENT - Purpose: To amend article XI-c of the constitution which provides a cash bonus or loan for World war soldiers, sailors and marines, to include as eligible therefor female employes of the war department who served in the United States army signal corps or marine corps, or the army of any ally of the United States, and in the American expeditionary forces; also veterans of the Spanish-American war who served ninety days therein; and extending loan privilege to unmarried widow or dependent father or mother of any person who died in the service and who would have been entitled to loan.
Vote YES or NO.

304. Yes

305. No


Path to the ballot

Measure 3 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State by the Legislative Assembly on February 22, 1923.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 13, 2013
  2. Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed November 13, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.