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Oregon Railroad Districts and Public Railroads, Measure 6 (1910)

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The Oregon Railroad Districts and Public Railroads Amendment, also known as Measure 6, was on the November 8, 1910 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized the creation of railroad districts, the purchase and construction or railroads by the state, counties, municipalities and railroad districts and allowed for the levying of taxes for the payment of railroad acquisition and construction.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 6 (1910)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No46,07058.35%
Yes 32,884 41.65%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Referred to the People by Legislative Assembly

For amendment of the Oregon Constitution, Article IX (XIX) authorizing the creation of railroad districts and the purchase and construction of railroads, or other highways by the State, counties, municipalities, and railroad districts, creation of liens upon property or levying taxes for the payment of the same. --- Vote YES or NO.

310. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

311. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Path to the ballot

Measure 6 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on February 23, 1909.[1]

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