Oregon Credit and Indebtedness for War Veterans' Fund, Measure 3 (1950)

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The Oregon Credit and Indebtedness for War Veterans' Fund Amendment, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 7, 1950 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the state to loan credit and incur indebtedness not four percent of the value of taxable property within the state to augment the state war veterans' fund.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 3 (1950)
Approveda Yes 268,171 59.34%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AUGMENTING “OREGON WAT VETERANS’ FUND” - Purpose: To amend sections 1, 2 and 3, Article XIa, Oregon constitution, authorizing credit of state to be loaned and indebtedness incurred not exceeding 4 per cent of assessed valuation of its taxable property, to augment the “Oregon war veterans’ fund”, advanced for acquisition of farms and homes by persons who served honorably in the army, navy or marine corps of the United States or auxiliary thereof, not less than 90 days between September 1, 1940, and September 1, 1945, and who were residents on date of enlistment or at least two years prior to December 31, 1950.
Vote YES or NO

304. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.

305. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 20, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.