Oregon 1926 ballot measures

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Nineteen statewide ballot measures were on the November 2, 1926 ballot in Oregon.

On the ballot


Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Bonds Authorizes Klamath County to issue bonds in an amount equal to the amount of warrants the county owes Approveda
LRCA Measure 2 Taxes Permits the Board of Directors of the Portland School District to levy a tax not to exceed $900,000 in excess of the six percent limitation Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 3 Civil Rights Removes a section from the state constitution forbidding “free negroes and mulattoes” from “coming into, residing or being” in the State of Oregon Approveda
LRCA Measure 4 Taxes Prohibits levying any state tax upon inheritances or incomes of citizens of the State of Oregon Defeatedd
LRSS Measure 5 Education Establishes a normal school in Seaside, Clatsop County, Oregon, known as “The Western Oregon Normal School and College” Defeatedd
LRSS Measure 6 Education Establishes a state normal school somewhere in one of the state’s eastern counties, known as “The Eastern Oregon State Normal School” Approveda
LRCA Measure 7 Recall Provides that if an official is recalled, the vacancy shall be filled immediately in the manner provided by law Approveda
LRCA Measure 8 Local Gov't Authorizes Curry County to issue bonds or levy taxes to pay the county’s warrants Approveda
LRCA Measure 9 Elections Authorizes the governor to make appointments to fill official vacancies until the next general election Approveda
LRCA Measure 10 Bonds Permits Klamath County and Clackamas County to issue bonds to pay the counties’ warrants Approveda
LRSS Measure 11 Health Care Provides for the establishment, construction, maintenance and operation of a tuberculosis hospital somewhere east of the Cascade Mountains Approveda
VR Measure 12 Taxes Requires retailers to pay an excise tax upon the sale of tobacco smoking products Defeatedd
VR Measure 13 Taxes Levies a license tax upon motor vehicles that use public highways to transport persons or property for business purposes and appropriates revenues from such tax for the construction, maintenance and repair of highways Approveda
VR Measure 14 Taxes Appropriates 10% of the receipts of state boards and commissions that collect fees, licenses and taxes to the state general fund Defeatedd
CISS Measure 15 Taxes Levies an annual progressive or graduated income tax and allows for paid property taxes to be deducted from the income tax Defeatedd
CISS Measure 16 Taxes Requires payment of a license fee on the operation of busses and trucks on public highways for business purposes and appropriates such revenue to the construction, maintenance and repair of public highways Defeatedd
CISS Measure 17 Hunt & Fish Bans the use of fish wheels, traps, seines and gills nets of more than 250 fathoms for catching fish in the Columbia River Approveda
CISS Measure 18 Taxes Levies an annual progressive state income tax upon every individual and corporation in the state Defeatedd
CICA Measure 19 Admin of Gov't Creates the Oregon Water and Power Board with the power to conserve, develop, store and distribute electric energy and water for irrigation and domestic purposes Defeatedd

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