New editions of the State Legislative Tracker and The Policy Tracker available now!

Oregon Investment of Higher Education Donations, Measure 4 (1970)

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Voting on
state and local
government budgets,
spending and finance
State finance.jpg
Budget policy
Ballot measures
By state
By year
Not on ballot
Oregon Constitution
Flag of Oregon.png

The Oregon Investment of Higher Education Donations Amendment, also known as Measure 4, was on the November 3, 1970 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted the state to invest donations for public higher education in the stock of any firm.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 4 (1970)
Approveda Yes 332,188 55.29%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

4. INVESTING FUNDS DONATED TO HIGHER EDUCATION - Purpose: Constitutional amendment permitting state to invest in stock of any company, association or corporation any funds that are donated or bequeathed for higher education purposes.


NO □ [2]



  • State Senator Victor Atiyeh[1]
  • State Representative Frank Roberts
  • State Representative George F. Wingard

See also

Suggest a link

External links


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