Oregon 1940 ballot measures

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Nine statewide ballot measures were on the November 5, 1940 ballot in Oregon.

On the ballot

November 5

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Term Limits Removes term limits for the Secretary of State and Treasurer Defeatedd

LRCA Measure 2 Taxes Institutionalizes a given tax levy after voters approved such a levy for three successive years prior Defeatedd

LRCA Measure 3 Banking Repeals constitutional provisions regarding the double liability of stockholders of state banks to the depositors of said banks Defeatedd

LRCA Measure 4 Gov't Salaries Fixes legislatures’ pay at $8 per day, refunds legislatures 10 cents per every mile travelled to and from the capital and gives presiding offers an additional one-half daily pay Defeatedd

VR Measure 5 Elections Moves the primary nominating elections from May to September Defeatedd

VR Measure 6 Alcohol Requires licenses to sell alcohol to consumers Defeatedd

CISS Measure 7 Alcohol Repeals a law allowing only the liquor control commission to sell alcoholic beverages and thereby allows private entities to import, manufacture and sell alcoholic beverages Defeatedd

CICA Measure 8 Gambling Legalizes games of skill, provides for the licensing of such and disburses license revenues to public fairs, expositions and old-age public assistance Defeatedd

CISS Measure 9 Food & Agri Repeals the Oregon Milk Control Law, which provides supervision and regulation of the milk industry Defeatedd

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