Oregon 1960 ballot measures
- Thirteen of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- One of the measures was a legislatively-referred state statute.
- One of the measures was a veto referendum.
- One of the measures was an initiated constitutional amendment.
- Ten of the measures were approved and six were defeated.
On the ballot
|Measure 1||Gov't Salaries||Increases the annual salaries of state legislators|
|Measure 1||Elections||Starts a legislator’s term of office when the regular legislative session after their election begins|
|LRSS||Measure 2||Time||Establishes daylight savings time in Oregon|
|Measure 3||Development||Permits the costs of urban redevelopment projects to be paid by resulting increased property tax revenues|
|Measure 4||Trials||Allows district attorneys to commence criminal prosecutions by filing written charges or by grand jury indictment|
|Measure 5||Legislature||Empowers the legislature to revise the constitution and refer their revisions to voters for approval|
|Measure 6||Bonds||Permits the state to increase its bonded indebtedness to construct additional higher education facilities|
|Measure 7||Suffrage||Grants residents the ability to vote for the U.S. President although they may not have met the requirement of six months residence in the state to vote|
|Measure 8||Bonds||Authorizes issuance of state bonds to construct buildings for state institutions, office buildings and higher education facilities|
|Measure 9||Judiciary||Requires judges to retire at the age of 75 or when disabled at age of 70|
|Measure 10||Elections||Provides that an elective office becomes vacant whenever the public official serving in that office is elected to a different office|
|Measure 11||Local Gov't||Requires home rule counties to pay for local improvements by taxing only property that benefits from such improvements|
|Measure 12||Admin of Gov't||Mandates the continuation of local and state government in the event of an enemy military attack|
|Measure 13||Veterans||Bases the bonding limits for war veterans’ loans on three percent true cash value of all property within the state|
|VR||Measure 14||Taxes||Increases state tax revenues, abolishes federal income tax deductions and lowers personal income tax rates|
|CISS||Measure 15||Business||Prohibits certain advertising signs within 600 feet of interstate highways and regulates permissible signs|
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1958-1970
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet November 1960
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