Oregon Klamath County to Issue Bonds for Warrants, Measure 1 (1926)

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The Oregon Klamath County to Issue Bonds for Warrants Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 2, 1926 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized Klamath County to issue bonds in an amount equal to the amount of warrants the county owed.[1]

Measure 1 amended Section 10 of Article XI of the Oregon Constitution.[2]

Election results

Oregon Measure 1 (1926)
Approveda Yes 184,031 54.61%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

Submitted by the Legislature - KLAMATH COUNTY BONDING AMENDMENT - Purpose: To amend section 10 of article XI of the constitution of the state of Oregon so as to permit the issuance of bonds by Klamath county when authorized by a majority vote of the people of said county voting thereon, in an amount equal to the amount of warrants of said county outstanding on April 1, 1919, and interest thereon to date of such election, for the payment of which no funds were then available, and the payment of such warrants with the proceeds from the sale of such bonds.
Vote YES or NO.

300. Yes, I vote for the amendment

301. No, I vote against the amendment


Path to the ballot

Measure 1 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State by the Legislative Assembly on February 3, 1925.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 13, 2013
  2. Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed November 13, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.