Oregon Repeal of 6% Property Tax Limitation, Measure 7 (1968)
The Oregon Repeal of 6% Property Tax Limitation Amendment, also known as Measure 7, was on the November 5, 1968 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have repealed the 6% property tax limitation, provided a new limitation on property taxes of 1.5% market value and provided various exemptions.
|Oregon Measure 7 (1968)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
7. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT CHANGING PROPERTY TAX LIMITATION - Purpose: Repeals 6% limitation. Limits property taxes to 1 1/2% market value. Exempts:
“Estimate of Financial Effects: If the voters approve this proposed constitutional amendment, the State Tax Commission estimates that property taxes levied locally by counties, cities, school districts and special districts such as rural fire protection districts would be reduced by about $150 million in the first year of its effect.
- Oregon Taxpayers, Inc.
- League of Women Voters
- Committee to Keep Our Firemen, Police and Teachers on the Job
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- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1958-1970
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- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1968