Oregon State University Repair Fund, Measure 1 (1913)

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The Oregon State University Repair Fund Act, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 4, 1913 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was approved, thus upholding the legislation. The measure created a state university building repair fund for the purpose of providing funds for repairs and additions to state university buildings.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 1 (1913)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 56,659 58.26%
No40,60041.74%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referendum Ordered by Petition of the People

STATE UNIVERSITY BUILDING REPAIR FUND - Referred by authority of Mr. H. J. Parkison, as Secretary, Oregon Higher Educational Institutions Betterment League, No. 409 Oregonian Building, Portland, Oregon. Its purpose is to provide funds for repairs and additions to the State University Buildings, as follows: Library Building, thirty thousand dollars; Engineering Building, fifteen thousand dollars; Deady Hall, ten thousand dollars; Heating Plant, ten thousand dollars. --- Vote YES or NO.

300. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

301. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 1 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.