Oregon Single Tax, Measure 3 (1922)
The Oregon Single Tax Amendment, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 7, 1922 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized a single land tax in lieu of all other state taxes.
|Oregon Measure 3 (1922)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Constitutional Amendment - Proposed by Initiative Petition
Initiated by The Oregon Single Tax League: Arthur Brock, President, 666 Harold Avenue, Portland, Oregon; Alfred D. Cridge, Vice-president, 954 East 22nd Street North, Portland, Oregon; Christina H. Mock, Secretary, 316 Stock Exchange Building, Portland, Oregon (residence address, Umatilla, Oregon); and J. R. Hermann, Manager, 316 Stock Exchange Building, Portland, Oregon - SINGLE TAX AMENDMENT - Purpose: To amend section 1 of article IX of the constitution of the state of Oregon to read as follows: From July 1, 1923, to and including July 1, 1927, all revenue for maintenance of state, county, municipal and district government shall be raised by a tax on land irrespective of improvements therein or thereon, and thereafter the full rental value of land, irrespective of improvements, shall be taken in lieu of all other taxes for the maintenance of government, and for such other purposes as the people may direct.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1922 ballot measures
- 1922 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1922-1928
- Oregon State Constitution
- of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1922
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 13, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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