Oregon Higher Education Appropriations, Measure 6 (1932)

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The Oregon Higher Education Appropriations Bill, also known as Measure 6, was on the November 8, 1932 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have appropriated $681,173 to be expended on the Oregon State Agricultural College, the University of Oregon and three normal schools.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 6 (1932)
Defeatedd No237,21880.33%
Yes 58,076 19.67%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred Bill - Referendum Ordered by Petition of the People - Vote YES or NO

HIGHER EDUCATION APPROPRIATION BILL - Purpose: To appropriate an amount of money, originally fixed at $1,181,173, of which $500,000 was vetoed by the governor, leaving a balance of $681,173, from the general fund of the state, to be expended under the direction of the State Board of Higher Education for the Oregon State Agricultural College, the University of Oregon, and the three state normal schools during the years 1931 and 1932.

310. Yes. I vote for the proposed law.

311. No. I vote against the proposed law.


Path to the ballot

Measure 6 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on June 5, 1931.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 15, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.