Oregon New Building Appropriation for the University of Oregon, Measure 2 (1913)

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The Oregon New Building Appropriation for the University of Oregon Act, also known as Measure 2, was on the November 4, 1913 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was approved, thus upholding the legislation. The measure funded the construction and furnishing of a modern fire-proof administration and class-room building for the University of Oregon by appropriating $100,000.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 2 (1913)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 53,569 55.46%
No43,01444.54%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referendum Ordered by Petition of the People

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON NEW BUILDING APPROPRIATION - Referred by authority of Mr. H. J. Parkison, as Secretary, Oregon Higher Educational Institutions Betterment League, No. 409 Oregonian Building, Portland, Oregon. Its purpose is to provide funds to construct, equip and furnish a modern fire-proof administration and class-room building, and to extend the heating plant to the same. The amount appropriated therefor is one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000). --- Vote YES or NO

302. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

303. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 2 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on February 26, 1913.[1]

See also

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Defeatedd Oregon Appropriations for the University of Oregon, Measure 37 (1912)

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 5, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.