Oregon State Normal School at Weston, Measure 9 (1914)

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The Oregon State Normal School at Weston Act, also known as Measure 9, was on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have levied a tax of one-fortieth of a mill on all taxable property within the state for the construction and maintenance of the Eastern Oregon State Normal School at Weston, Umatilla County.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 9 (1914)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No105,34554.64%
Yes 87,450 45.36%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

A BILL for an Act to levy annually a tax of one-fortieth (1-40) of a mill on the dollar on all taxable property within the State of Oregon for the construction of buildings and the support and maintenance of the Eastern Oregon State Normal School at Weston, Umatilla County. --- Vote YES or NO.

316. Yes


317. No

[2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 9 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on February 26, 1913.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 5, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.