Oregon Tax Exemption on Household Goods, Measure 26 (1912)

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The Oregon Tax Exemption on Household Goods, also known as Measure 26, was on the November 5, 1912 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure exempted household furniture, domestic fixtures and household goods in use in homes and dwellings and all clothing, watches, jewelry and similar personal objects from taxation.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 26 (1912)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 60,357 53.80%
No51,82646.20%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed by Initiative Petition

A bill for an Act amending sub-division 8 of Section 3554 of Lord's Oregon Laws so as to exempt from taxation all household furniture, domestic fixtures, household goods and effects actually in use in homes and dwellings, and all wearing apparel, watches, jewelry, and similar personal effects actually in use. --- Vote YES or NO.

352. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

353. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 26 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on July 2, 1912.[1]

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