Oregon Tax for State Building Fund, Measure 1 (June 1945)

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The Oregon Tax for State Building Fund Bill, also known as Measure 1, was on the June 22, 1945 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure levied a tax for two years of $5 million annually for the creation of a state building fund.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 1 (June 1945)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 78,269 61.23%
No49,56538.77%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

BILL AUTHORIZING TAX LEVY FOR STATE BUILDING FUND - Purpose: Levies tax for two years outside limitation fixed by section 11, Article XI, Oregon constitution, of $5,000,000 annually, creating state building fund of $10,000,000, to be offset by income taxes; appropriating $6,000,000 for the construction, alteration and repair of buildings required for state institutions under the jurisdiction of the state board of control, and for furnishing and equipping such buildings; appropriating $4,000,000 for the construction, alteration and repair of buildings required for institutions under the jurisdiction of state board of higher education, and for furnishing and equipping such buildings; continuing each appropriation until expended.
Vote YES or NO


300. Yes. I vote for the proposed law.

301. No. I vote against the proposed law.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 19, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.