Oregon Repeal of State Income Tax, Measure 7 (1924)

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The Oregon Repeal of State Income Tax Act, also known as Measure 7, was on the November 4, 1924 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure repealed the state's income tax.[1]

The state income tax was approved by voters, as Measure 1 of 1923, only one year prior.

Election results

Oregon Measure 7 (1924)
Approveda Yes 123,799 52.71%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Initiative Bill - Proposed by Initiative Petition

I Initiated by C.C. Chapman, Editor, Oregon Voter, 223 Worcester Building, Portland, Oregon - INCOME TAX REPEAL - Purpose: To repeal chapter 279 of the General Laws of Oregon of 1923, known as the Income Tax Act.
Vote YES or NO.

312. Yes

313. No


Path to the ballot

Measure 7 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State by C.C. Chapman of Portland on July 3, 1924.[1]

See also

Suggest a link

Approveda Oregon Income Tax, Measure 1 (1923)

External links


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