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

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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)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 332,188 55.29%
No268,58844.71%

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.

YES □

NO □ [2]

Support

Supporters

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

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References

  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.