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Oregon Veterans' Memorial and Armory, Measure 8 (June 1927)
The Oregon Veterans' Memorial and Armory Amendment, also known as Measure 8, was on the June 28, 1927 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized counties with 200,000 or more people to issue bonds to construct, furnish and equip a veterans’ memorial and armory building in any city having 100,000 or more people, one or more organized veterans’ units and one or more national guard units.
|Oregon Measure 8 (June 1927)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
Submitted by the Legislature - VETERANS' MEMORIAL AND ARMORY AMENDMENT - Purpose: To authorize any county having 200,000 or more population to issue bonds not exceeding one-fourth of 1 per cent of assessed valuation of property therein to provide a site, and for constructing, furnishing and equipping a veterans' memorial and armory building in any city having 100,000 or more population and one or more fully organized veterans' units, and one or more fully organized national guard units; and to levy annual taxes free from the 6 per cent limitation, of not exceeding one-half mill on each dollar of assessed valuation to provide for payment of such bonds with interest.
314. Yes, I vote for the amendment.
315. No, I vote against the amendment.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1927 ballot measures
- 1927 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1922-1928
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1927
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 13, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.