Oregon Tax Rules for School Districts, Measure 3 (1936)

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The Oregon Tax Rules for School Districts Amendment, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 3, 1936 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized any school district having over 100,000 people to levy taxes for 1937 that are no more than 80% of the total 1932 tax levy of a given district.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 3 (1936)
Defeatedd No203,69364.41%
Yes 112,546 35.59%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed by Initiative Petition

TAX LIMITATION CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS HAVING 100,000 POPULATION - Purpose: To amend the constitutional 6 percent tax limitation to authorize any school district having over 100,000 population to levy taxes for the year 1937 amounting, exclusive of levies directly authorized by the legal voters of the district, not to exceed 80 percent of the total 1932 levy of such district; also, that in computing the amount of levy permissible in such district for 1937 and subsequent years, the amount of mandatory levies required by law shall be excluded.
Vote YES or NO

304. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.

305. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.


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  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.