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Oregon Taxpayer Voting Qualifications, Measure 1 (1932)

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The Oregon Taxpayer Voting Qualifications Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 8, 1932 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure required that to vote on issues of bonds and taxes, the constituent must be a taxpayer.[1]

Measure 1 amended Section 2 of Article II of the Oregon Constitution.[2]

Election results

Oregon Measure 1 (1932)
Approveda Yes 189,321 60.39%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly - Vote YES or NO

TAXPAYER VOTING QUALIFICATION AMENDMENT - Purpose: To permit the enactment of laws limiting the taxpayers the right to vote upon questions of levying special laws or issuing public bonds.

300. Yes. I vote for the amendment.

301. No. I vote against the amendment.


Path to the ballot

Measure 1 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State by the Legislative Assembly on February 14, 1931.[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. Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed November 15, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.