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Oregon Freight Rates, Measure 29 (1912)

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The Oregon Freight Rates Act, also known as Measure 29, was on the November 5, 1912 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure regulated freight rates and based such rates on carload type and weight.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 29 (1912)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 58,306 56.15%
No45,53443.85%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

Proposed by Initiative Petition

A bill for an act fixing the percentage of freight rates. --- Vote YES or NO.

358. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

359. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [3]

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References

  1. Morning Oregonian, "Rate Bill Evils Shown," November 4, 1912
  2. Morning Oregonian, “Advice on Initiative and Referendum Measures”, October 23, 1912
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.