Oregon One-Year Tax Increase for Expenditures, Measure 11 (1948)
The Oregon One-Year Tax Increase for Expenditures Bill, also known as Measure 11, was on the November 2, 1948 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have levied a tax amounting to $6,430,069.10 to meet appropriations and expenditures for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949.
|Oregon Measure 11 (1948)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Referendum Ordered by Petition of the People
Shall the State Tax Commission be authorized to levy a tax amounting to $6,430,069.10 in excess of the limitation imposed by section 11, Article XI, of the constitution of the state of Oregon, to meet appropriations and expenditures for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, to be offset by funds derived from taxes on or measured by net income?
320. Yes. I vote for the proposed levy.
321. No. I vote against the proposed levy.
- Oregon 1948 ballot measures
- 1948 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1948-1956
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1948
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 20, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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