Oregon Requirements for County Indebtedness, Measure 1 (May 1934)
The Oregon Requirements for County Indebtedness Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the May 18, 1934 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have required a two-thirds vote in counties to authorize indebtedness exceeding $5,000 for roads and to issue bonds in amount equal to the amount of its outsanding warrants.
|Oregon Measure 1 (May 1934)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
COUNTY INDEBTEDNESS AND FUNDING BOND CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT - Purpose: Requiring two-thirds vote in counties to authorize county indebtedness exceeding $5,000 for roads; authorizing counties to issue warrants evidencing liabilities imposed by law and which they are powerless to prevent; authorizing any county, upon approval by two-thirds vote of electors voting thereon, to issue bonds in amount equal to amount of its outstanding warrants December 31, 1933, with interest thereon to election date, but not exceeding 2 1/2 per cent of assessed valuation of all property in such county; superseding existing special constitutional debt funding provisions for Benton, Clackamas, Crook, Curry, Klamath and Linn counties; but not releasing any existing liabilities.
300. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.
301. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1934 ballot measures
- 1934 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1930-1936
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1934
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 18, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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