Oregon Property Tax Limitation, Measure 9 (1952)

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The Oregon Property Tax Limitation Act, also known as Measure 9, was on the November 4, 1952 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure disallowed the state to collect a property tax greater than six mills multiplied by the total equalized assessed valuation of taxable property within the state.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 9 (1952)
Approveda Yes 318,948 53.96%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

ACT LIMITING STATE PROPERTY TAX - Purpose: That the state of Oregon shall not for any fiscal year collect a state property tax, either directly or by appointment among the several counties, in any greater sum than the total of an amount equal to six mills multiplied by the total equalized assessed valuation for the year of taxable property in the state, and such additional amount as may be necessary to collect by means of such a property tax for that year to pay bonded indebtedness or interest thereon. Act becomes effective July 1, 1953, and applies to each fiscal year thereafter.
Vote YES or NO

316. Yes. I vote for the proposed law.

317. No. I vote against the proposed law.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 21, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.