Oregon Property Exempted from Uniform Taxation Rule, Measure 7 (1910)

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The Oregon Property Exempted from Uniform Taxation Rule, also known as Measure 7, was on the November 8, 1910 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have exempted property from uniform taxation, thus allowing property to be categorized into classes and taxed.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 7 (1910)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No41,69256.86%
Yes 31,629 43.14%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred to the People by Legislative Assembly

For an amendment of Section 1 of Article, IX of the Constitution of the State of Oregon, directing a uniform rule of taxation "except on property specifically taxed," authorizing the levy and collection of taxes for State purposes and for county and other municipal purposes upon different classes of property, and appropriating State taxes among the several counties as county obligations. --- Vote YES or NO.

312. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

313. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 7 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on February 23, 1909.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed October 30, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.