Oregon Indebtedness for Permanent Roads, Measure 3 (1962)

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The Oregon Indebtedness for Permanent Roads Amendment, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 6, 1962 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure based the debt limit regarding permanent roads on one percent of trust cash value of all taxable property within the state. Prior, the debt limit for such was based on four percent of assessed valuation of all taxable property within the state.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 3 (1962)
Approveda Yes 319,956 61.50%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

3. PERMANENT ROAD DEBT LIMIT AMENDMENT - Purpose: Amends constitutional debt limit for permanent road purposes from 4% assessed valuation to 1% true cash value of all taxable property in state.


NO □ [2]



  • State Senator Anthony Yturri[1]
  • State Representative Richard Eymann
  • State Representative W.O. Kelsay

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 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.