Oregon Educational Aid to Veterans of World War II, Measure 5 (1944)

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The Oregon Educational Aid to Veterans of World War II Bill, also known as Measure 5, was on the November 7, 1944 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure provided educational aid to war veterans of World War II who were residents of Oregon for one year prior to entrance into service, authorized two-tenths of a mill tax on property to provide funds for aid and directed the superintendent of public instruction to investigate educational institutions receiving aid for veterans.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 5 (1944)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 238,350 63.79%
No135,31736.21%

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

BILL PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL AID TO CERTAIN VETERANS WORLD WAR II - Purpose: To provide educational aid to certain war veterans of World War II who were residents of Oregon for one year prior to entrance into service, authorizing the levy of taxes each year equal to two-tenths of a mill on the dollar of the total value of the taxable property of the state to provide funds therefor, and directing the superintendent of public instruction to investigate educational institutions receiving financial aid thereunder.
Vote YES or NO


308. Yes. I vote for the proposed law.

309. No. I vote against the proposed law.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 19, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.