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Oregon Non-Voters as "No" Votes on Tax Measures, Measure 46 (1996)

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The Oregon Non-Voters as "No" Votes on Tax Measures Act, also known as Measure 46, was on the November 5, 1996 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have required those registered as voters but not voting as “no” votes to determine majority outcome on tax and revenue measures.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 46 (1996)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No1,180,14888.16%
Yes 158,555 11.84%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The ballot measure title read:[1]

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

AMENDS CONSTITUTION: COUNTS NON-VTOERS AS “NO” VOTES ON TAX MEASURES

The text of the measure can be found here.

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