Oregon Repeal Issuance of Bonds by Irrigation and Drainage Districts, Measure 1 (1930)

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The Oregon Repeal Issuance of Bonds by Irrigation and Drainage Districts Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 4, 1930 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure repealed the ability of irrigation and drainage districts to issue and sell bonds.[1]

Measure 1 repealed Article XI-b of the Oregon Constitution.[2]

Election results

Oregon Measure 1 (1930)
Approveda Yes 96,061 56.19%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly - Vote YES or NO

REPEAL OF STATE PAYMENT OF IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE DISTRICT INTEREST - Purpose: To repeal article XI-b of the state constitution, which now provides for the issuance and sale of state bonds and the payment, with the money received therefore, of the interest on bonds issued by irrigation and drainage districts, for the first five years after such bonds are issued; the districts to repay the state after the district bonds are paid off.

300. Yes, I vote for repealing the Article.

301. No, I vote against repealing the Article.


Path to the ballot

Measure 1 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State by the Legislative Assembly on February 6, 1929.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 15, 2013
  2. Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed November 13, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.