Oregon Repeal of Uniform Taxation, Measure 5 (1910)

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The Oregon Repeal of Uniform Taxation Amendment, also known as Measure 5, was on the November 8, 1910 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have repealed language requiring uniform taxation, mandated that taxes shall only be levied for public purposes and that the power of taxation shall never be surrendered or suspended.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 5 (1910)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No40,17251.64%
Yes 37,619 48.36%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred to the People by Legislative Assembly

For an amendment of Section 32, Article I, of the Constitution of Oregon, by omitting the words "and all taxation shall be equal and uniform," and inserting in lieu thereof, the words: "taxes shall be levied and collected for public purposes only, and the power of taxation shall never be surrendered, suspended, or contracted away." --- Vote YES or NO.

308. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

309. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 5 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on February 23, 1909.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed October 30, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.