Oregon 1918 ballot measures
- One of the measures was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment.
- One of the measures was a legislatively-referred state statute.
- One of the measures was a commission referral.
- Two of the measures were veto referendums.
- Two of the measures were initiated state statutes.
- Three of the measures were approved and four were defeated.
On the ballot
|Measure 1||Education||Establishes the Southern Oregon Normal School at Ashland and the Eastern Oregon Normal School by levying one twenty-fifth mill tax upon taxable property within the state|
|LRSS||Measure 2||Welfare||Establishes the Home for State Wards for “dependent, delinquent and defective children”|
|VR||Measure 3||Hunt & Fish||Criminalizes fishing in the Rogue River watershed by means of seine or set-net, fishing west of the mouth of the river and sets penalties for violating the law|
|VR||Measure 4||Hunt & Fish||Closes the Willamette River south of Oswego to commercial salmon fishing for specific seasons, forbids any person from keeping more than three salmon from the river per day, forbids the selling of salmon during closed season and limits the number of trolling outfits in any boat|
|CISS||Measure 5||Taxes||Repeals laws requiring newspaper advertisements of delinquent taxes and replaces such laws with mailed written notices to be sent prior to delinquency date|
|CISS||Measure 6||Business Regulation||Fixes the compensation of newspapers for the publications of all public and legal notices and advertisements|
|CR||Measure 7||Taxes||Increases the state tax levy to increase tax revenues by $940,000|
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1916-1921
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1918
- The Sunday Oregonian, "Sample Ballot for State and County Election November 5," October 27, 1918
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