Oregon Uniformity and Equality of Taxation Changes, Measure 6 (1914)

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The Oregon Uniformity and Equality of Taxation Changes Amendment, also known as Measure 6, was on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have changed the existing uniformity and equality of taxation law by authorizing the classification of property for taxation purposes and specific taxes on income.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 6 (1914)
Defeatedd No122,70470.09%
Yes 52,362 29.91%

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

FOR AMENDMENT of Section 1 of Article IX of the Constitution of Oregon, changing the existing rule for uniformity and equality of taxation, authorizing the levy of taxes on such property and in such manner as shall be prescribed by general laws, the classification of property for taxation purposes, the imposition of specific taxes and taxes on incomes, and authorizing reasonable exemptions. --- Vote YES or NO.

310. Yes

311. No


Path to the ballot

Measure 6 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on February 21, 1913.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 5, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.