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Oregon 1954 ballot measures

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Eight statewide ballot measures were on the November 2, 1954 ballot in Oregon.

On the ballot

November 2

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Salaries Grants the legislature power to fix the salaries of legislatures Defeatedd

LRCA Measure 2 Redistricting Authorizes the legislature to divide counties with more than one senator or representative into subdistricts Approveda

LRSS Measure 3 Healthcare Declares a previously authorized domiciliary hospital for the aged mentally ill to be located within a twenty-mile radius of the Multnomah County Courthouse Approveda

LRCA Measure 4 Direct Democracy Increases the number of voters’ signatures required to put a constitutional amendment on the ballot from 8% to 10% of the legal voters who voted for the justice of the Supreme Court at the previous regular election Approveda

LRCA Measure 5 Taxes Limits the maximum levy of state property tax to six mills, unless a higher levy is authorized by voters Defeatedd

CISS Measure 6 Time Institutes daylight savings time throughout the State of Oregon Defeatedd

CISS Measure 7 Hunt & Fish Prohibits fishing for salmon or trout by any method except hook and line in any coastal stream Defeatedd

CISS Measure 8 Food & Agri Repeals laws that regulate the production, distribution and sale of milk Approveda

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