Oregon Roosevelt Coast Military Highway, Measure 6 (1919)
The Oregon Roosevelt Coast Military Highway Act, also known as Measure 5, was on the June 3, 1919 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure appropriated $2,500,000, contingent upon a similar amount appropriated by the federal government, for the purpose of constructing a military highway from Astoria, Oregon to the border with California. The $2,500,000 was paid for through bonds.
|Oregon Measure 6 (1919)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Proposed Law - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
Submitted by the legislature - THE ROOSEVELT COAST MILITARY HIGHWAY BILL - Purpose: To appropriate the sum of $2,500,000, contingent upon the appropriation by the United States of an equal amount, for the purpose of assisting the United States in constructing a military highway from the city of Astoria through Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln, Lane, Douglas, Coos, and Curry counties, state of Oregon, to the California state line; to raise said sum by the issue and sale of bonds of the state of Oregon and to provide a method of payment of interest and principal thereon and for the retirement of such bonds. --- Vote YES or NO.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1919 ballot measures
- 1919 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1916-1921
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1919
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 11, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.