Oregon Tax Reductions on Tangible Property, Measure 5 (1936)

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Voting on Taxes
Taxes.jpg
Ballot Measures
By state
By year
Not on ballot
Oregon
LawsHistory
List of measures

The Oregon Tax Reductions on Tangible Property Amendment, also known as Measure 5, was on the November 3, 1936 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have limited and reduced the total permissible state tax on real and tangible property to six mills per dollar of assessed and equalized valuation thereof.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 5 (1936)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No241,04275.17%
Yes 79,604 24.83%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed by Initiative Petition

AMENDMENT LIMITING AND REDUCING PERMISSIBLE TAXES ON TANGIBLE PROPERTY - Purpose: Constitutional amendment to limit and reduce the total permissible state tax on real and tangible personal property payable in 1937, to 6 mills per dollar of assessed and equalized valuation thereof, reducing such limit 4 percent annually to 4.8 mills in 1942 and thereafter; limiting county, municipal, district, port and political subdivision levies to same total millage payable in 1937 as for 1935, and reducing such limit 4 percent thereof annually to 80 percent thereof for 1942 and thereafter. People may vote increase anyone year. All such taxable property shall be assessed one-half true cash value at time assessed.
Vote YES or NO


310. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.

311. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.

[2]

See also

BP-Initials-UPDATED.png
Suggest a link

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 18, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.