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Oregon Taxes for Educational Aid for Veterans, Measure 7 (May 1920)

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The Oregon Taxes for Educational Aid for Veterans Act, also known as Measure 7, was on the May 21, 1920 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure provided a two-tenths of one mill tax for educational aid to military veterans in addition to that already provided by law.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 7 (May 1920)
Approveda Yes 91,294 64.39%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed Law - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

Submitted by the legislature - SOLDIERS’, SAILORS’ AND MARINES’ EDUCATIONAL AND REVENUE BILL - Purpose: Providing for a two-tenths of one mill tax for educational financial aid to soldiers, sailors and marines in addition to that now provided by law, and submitting the question whether such taxes shall be levied each year in a sum in excess of taxes levied by the state for the preceding year plus six per centum thereof. --- Vote YES or NO.

312. Yes

313. No


Path to the ballot

Measure 7 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on January 20, 1920 by the Legislative Assembly.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 12, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.