Oregon Partial Public Funding of Campaigns, Measure 7 (1976)
The Oregon Partial Public Funding of Campaigns Act, also known as Measure 7, was on the November 2, 1976 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided public funding for communications expenditures in general elections and sourced such funds from a voluntary checkoff on state income tax returns. Specifically, $90,000 could have been allocated to state officers elected at large, $4,900 for state senators and $2,450 for state representatives.
|Oregon Measure 7 (1976)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
7. PARTIAL PUBLIC FUNDING OF ELECTION CAMPAIGNS
ESTIMATE OF FINANCIAL EFFECTS: The passage of ballot measure #7 will result in transfers within the General Fund to the Fair Election Fund of an estimated $425,000 annually and would incur administrative expenses of an estimated $75,000 annually.
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- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet November 1976