Oregon State Normal School at Pendleton, Measure 5 (1916)
The Oregon State Normal School at Pendleton Amendment, also known as Measure 5, was on the November 7, 1916 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have levied a one twenty-fifth of a mill property tax to support and maintain a State Normal School at Pendleton, Umatilla County.
|Oregon Measure 5 (1916)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
Constitutional Amendment - Proposed by Initiative Petition
Initiated by the Commercial Association of the City of Pendleton, W. E. Brock, President; C. K. Cranston, Secretary. - FOR PENDLETON NORMAL SCHOOL AND RATIFYING LOCATION CERTAIN STATE INSTITUTIONS - Purpose - To provide for locating a State Normal School at Pendleton, Oregon, upon a site to be donated therefor, appropriating $125,000 for buildings and equipment and levying an annual tax of one twenty-fifth of a mill on all property in the state for its maintenance and ratifying the location of certain state institutions heretofore located away from the State Capital. --- Vote YES or NO.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1916 ballot measures
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- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1916-1921
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1916
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