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Oregon Klamath and Clackamas Counties to Issue Bonds to Pay Warrants, Measure 10 (1926)

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The Oregon Klamath and Clackamas Counties to Issue Bonds to Pay Warrants Amendment, also known as Measure 10, was on the November 2, 1926 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted Klamath County and Clackamas County to issue bonds, upon approval of county voters, to pay the counties’ warrants.[1]

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

Election results

Oregon Measure 10 (1926)
Approveda Yes 75,229 54.93%

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 AND CLACKAMAS COUNTY BONDING AMENDMENT - Purpose: To amend section 10 of article XI of the constitution of the state of Oregon, to permit the issuance of bonds by Klamath and Clackamas counties when authorized by a majority vote of the people of said counties, respectively, voting thereon, in an amount, respectively, not to exceed the amount of warrants of Klamath county outstanding on April 1, 1919, and of Clackamas county outstanding on December 31, 1924, and interest thereon to date of said election, for the payment of which no funds were then available, and to pay such warrants with the proceeds from such bond sales.
Vote YES or NO.

318. Yes, I vote for the amendment

319. No, I vote against the amendment


Path to the ballot

Measure 10 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State by the Legislative Assembly on February 27, 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.