Oregon Tax on Oleomargarine, Measure 4 (1932)
The Oregon Tax on Oleomargarine Bill, also known as Measure 4, was on the November 8, 1932 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have levied a tax of ten cents per pound on all oleomargarine and required an annual license of five dollars by any person or firm who sells or distributes oleomargarine.
|Oregon Measure 4 (1932)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Referred Bill - Referendum Ordered by Petition of the People - Vote YES or NO
OLEOMARGARINE TAX BILL - Purpose: To levy a tax of 10 cents per pound on all oleomargarine sold in the state of Oregon, also to require the payment of an annual license fee of $5.00 by any person, firm or corporation who shall distribute, sell, or offer for sale oleomargarine in the state of Oregon.
306. Yes. I vote for the proposed law.
307. No. I vote against the proposed law.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1932 ballot measures
- 1932 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1930-1936
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1932
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 15, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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