Oregon Equal Assessment and Taxation of Property, Measure 29 (1914)
The Oregon Equal Assessment and Taxation of Property Amendment, also known as Measure 29, was on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided for equal assessment and taxation of all property, exempted $300 from such assessment, exempted municipal, educational, literacy, scientific, religious and charitable properties from taxation and required a two-thirds vote to amend or repeal the measure.
|Oregon Measure 29 (1914)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Proposed by Initiative Petition
Constitutional Amendment initiated by David M. Dunne, 40 17th Street N., Portland, Oregon, Henry Hahn, 235 Cornell Road, Portland, Oregon. - EQUAL ASSESSMENT AND TAXATION AND $300 EXEMPTION AMENDMENT. - Its purpose is to amend Section 1 of Article IX, State Constitution, to provide for equal assessment and taxation of all property and exemption of $300, and also for exemption of such property for municipal, educational, literary, scientific, religious or charitable purposes as may be specifically exempted by law, and requiring a two-thirds vote to further amend or repeal the section. --- Vote YES or NO.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1914 ballot measures
- 1914 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1912-1914
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1914
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 5, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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