Oregon Tax Supervising and Conservation Board, Measure 11 (1932)

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The Oregon Tax Supervising and Conservation Board Bill, also known as Measure 11, was on the November 8, 1932 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have created a non-salaried Tax Supervising and Conservation Board for each county to review budgets and regulate tax levies.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 11 (1932)
Defeatedd No154,20656.66%
Yes 117,940 43.34%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Initiative Bill - Proposed by Initiative Petition - Vote YES or NO

TAX SUPERVISING AND CONSERVATION BILL - Purpose: To provide for a local non-salaried tax supervising and conservation board of three members for each county, appointed by the governor, to review budgets and regulate tax levies of the county and of all municipal corporations therein; for appeal from any order of said board, either by the levying body or by ten interested taxpayers to the state tax commission; providing for said board holding hearings and making advisory recommendations as to special tax levies and incurring indebtedness, also compiling statistics and publishing information concerning public finances; repealing present tax supervising and tax conservation law.

320. Yes. I vote for the proposed law.

321. No. I vote against the proposed law.


Path to the ballot

Measure 11 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on July 7, 1932.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 15, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.