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Oregon 1913 ballot measures

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Five statewide ballot measures were on the November 4, 1913 ballot in Oregon.

  • All five of the measures were veto referendums.
  • Four of the measures were approved and one was defeated.

On the ballot

November 4

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Measure 1 Gov't Finances Creates a state university building repair fund for the purpose of providing funds for repairs and additions to state university buildings Approveda

VR Measure 2 Gov't Finances Funds the construction and furnishing of a modern fire-proof administration and class-room building for the University of Oregon by appropriating $100,000 Approveda

VR Measure 3 Law Enforcement Authorizes the State Board of Health to order sterilization surgeries on “habitual criminals, moral degenerates and sexual perverts” Defeatedd

VR Measure 4 Admin of Gov't Provides a District Attorney for each county in Oregon and fixes the position's salary Approveda

VR Measure 5 Labor Creates the State Industrial Accident Commission and provides a fund for the compensation of injured laborers employed in hazardous occupations Approveda

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