Oregon Five Cent Gasoline Tax, Measure 1 (1928)
The Oregon Five Cent Gasoline Tax Amendment Bill, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 6, 1928 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have taxed gasoline to five cents instead of three cents and authorized the state highway commission to use not more than one-fifth of such revenues to assist counties in the construction of state market roads.
|Oregon Measure 1 (1928)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Initiative Bill - Proposed by Initiative Petition - Vote YES or NO
Initiated by Joe E. Dunne, 507 E, 50th St, North, Portland, Oregon - FIVE CENT GASOLINE TAX BILL - Purpose: To increase the tax on gasoline to five cents per gallon instead of three cents, and to authorize the state highway commission to use not more than one-fifth of the proceeds of such tax in assisting the various counties in the construction of state market roads.
300. Yes, I vote for the proposed law.
301. No, I vote against the proposed law.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1928 ballot measures
- 1928 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1922-1928
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1928