Oregon 1926 ballot measures
- Eight of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Three of the measures were legislatively-referred state statutes.
- Three of the measures were veto referendums.
- Four of the measures were initiated state statutes.
- One of the measures was an initiated constitutional amendment.
- Ten of the measures were approved and nine were defeated.
On the ballot
|Measure 1||Bonds||Authorizes Klamath County to issue bonds in an amount equal to the amount of warrants the county owes|
|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|
|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|
|Measure 4||Taxes||Prohibits levying any state tax upon inheritances or incomes of citizens of the State of Oregon|
|LRSS||Measure 5||Education||Establishes a normal school in Seaside, Clatsop County, Oregon, known as “The Western Oregon Normal School and College”|
|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”|
|Measure 7||Recall||Provides that if an official is recalled, the vacancy shall be filled immediately in the manner provided by law|
|Measure 8||Local Gov't||Authorizes Curry County to issue bonds or levy taxes to pay the county’s warrants|
|Measure 9||Elections||Authorizes the governor to make appointments to fill official vacancies until the next general election|
|Measure 10||Bonds||Permits Klamath County and Clackamas County to issue bonds to pay the counties’ warrants|
|LRSS||Measure 11||Health Care||Provides for the establishment, construction, maintenance and operation of a tuberculosis hospital somewhere east of the Cascade Mountains|
|VR||Measure 12||Taxes||Requires retailers to pay an excise tax upon the sale of tobacco smoking products|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|CISS||Measure 18||Taxes||Levies an annual progressive state income tax upon every individual and corporation in the state|
|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|
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1922-1928
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1926
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