Oregon Home Rule Counties and Taxes, Measure 11 (1960)

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The Oregon Home Rule Counties and Taxes Amendment, also known as Measure 11, was on the November 8, 1960 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure require home rule counties to pay for local improvements by taxing only property that benefits from such improvements.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 11 (1960)
Approveda Yes 399,210 64.19%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

11. FINANCING IMPROVEMENTS IN HOME RULE COUNTIES - Purpose: To amend Constitution to require Home Rule counties to pay for local improvements by taxing only benefited property unless otherwise provided by law or charter.


NO □ [2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 26, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.