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Oregon 1972 ballot measures

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1973
1970

Sixteen statewide ballot measures were on the January 18, 1972, May 23, 1972 and November 7, 1972 ballots in Oregon.

On the ballot

January 18

Type Title Subject Description Result
VR Measure 1 Taxes Increases the tax on cigarettes from four cents to nine cents per package Defeatedd


May 23

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Suffrage Removes the literacy requirement for voting and lowers the voting age in Oregon Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 2 Admin of Gov't Repeals the state’s decennial census Approveda


LRCA Measure 3 Legislature Allows the legislature to call for a special legislative session Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 4 Bonds Authorizes bonds for state capital construction projects Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 5 Bonds Authorizes bonds for irrigation and water development projects Defeatedd


VR Measure 6 Taxes Institutes a vehicle registration tax Defeatedd


November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Admin of Gov't Repeals the geographic requirements for state institutions Approveda


LRCA Measure 2 Law Enforcement Permits the qualifications for the office of county sheriff to be defined by the legislature Approveda


LRCA Measure 3 Gov't Finances County purchase and lease limitations Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 4 Religion Disallows the legislature to establish or prohibit any religion and removes a provision prohibiting public money for religious institutions Defeatedd


LRCA Measure 5 Trials Permits juries to be composed of less than twelve jurors, but not less than six Approveda


LRCA Measure 6 Veterans Liberalizes requirements for veterans’ loans for those who served in the military during certain years and provides eligibility to spouses whose partners were killed, missing in action or prisoners of war Approveda


CISS Measure 7 Pension Repeals the retirement fund for the office of Governor Approveda


CICA Measure 8 State Exec Modifies the gubernatorial line of succession Approveda


CICA Measure 9 Taxes Prohibits the levy of property taxes to pay for the operating expenses of educational institutions Defeatedd


See also

Oregon

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