Oregon Appropriations for the University of Oregon, Measure 36 (1912)

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The Oregon Appropriations for the University of Oregon Act, also known as Measure 36, was on the November 5, 1912 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have appropriated $175,000 for building and maintaining an administration building for the university and appropriated $153,259 for the purchase of additional land and equipment, making repairs and improvements and paying salaries of employees at the University of Oregon.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 36 (1912)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No78,98572.85%
Yes 29,437 27.15%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Referendum Ordered by Petition of the People

An Act appropriating $175,000 for building and equipping an administration building and extending heating plant to the same, for the University of Oregon, and, also, appropriating the further sum of $153,258.92 for the purchase of additional land, equipment and apparatus; making repairs, additions, and improvements to buildings and grounds; paying salaries of instructors and employees; paying street assessments; and for additional maintenance of the correspondence study department of the University of Oregon. --- Vote YES or NO.

372. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

373. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Path to the ballot

Measure 36 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on May 18, 1911.[1]

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