Oregon Linn County to Tax and Benton County to Issue Bonds to Pay Warrants, Measure 2 (1922)

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The Oregon Linn County to Tax and Benton County to Issue Bonds to Pay Warrants Amendment, also known as Measure 2, was on the November 7, 1922 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure required the annual levy of a two mills tax in Linn County, Oregon, until all county warrants are paid, and permitted the issuance of bonds in Benton County, until all county warrants are paid.[1]

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

Election results

Oregon Measure 2 (1922)
Approveda Yes 86,547 61.65%

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 - AMENDMENT PERMITTING LINN AND BENTON COUNTIES TO PAY OUTSTANDING WARRANTS - Purpose: To amend section 10 of article XI of the constitution of the state of Oregon, so as to require the annual levy of a tax of two mills on the dollar on all taxable property of Linn county, Oregon, until such time as all warrants of said county outstanding December 31, 1921, are paid with legal interest and to permit an issue of bonds by Benton county when authorized by a majority vote of the people of said county voting thereon, in the amount of said county's warrants outstanding December 31, 1921, for the payment of which no funds were then available.
Vote YES or NO.

302. Yes

303. No


Path to the ballot

Measure 2 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State by the Legislative Assembly on December 24, 1921.[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 12, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.