Oregon 1910 ballot measures

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Thirty-two statewide ballot measures were on the November 8, 1910 ballot in Oregon.

On the ballot

List of measures

November 8

Type Title Subject Description Result
CICA Measure 1 Suffrage Grants all taxpayers, regardless of sex, the ability to vote Defeatedd
LRSS Measure 2 Health Care Authorizes the construction and maintenance of The Eastern Oregon State Hospital Approveda
LRSS Measure 3 ConCon Calls for a constitutional convention to take place in October 1911 Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 4 Redistricting Creates separate districts for the election of each State Senator and each State Representative Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 5 Taxes Repeals language requiring uniform taxation, mandates that taxes shall only be levied for public purposes and that the power of taxation shall never be surrendered Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 6 Transportation Authorizes the creation of railroad districts, the purchase and construction or railroads by the state and municipalities and allows for the levying of taxes for the payment of such acquisition and construction Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 7 Taxes Exempts property from uniform taxation, thus allowing property to categorized into classes and taxed Defeatedd
VR Measure 8 Gov't Salaries Requires Baker County to pay the Judge of the Eighth Judicial District an additional $1,000 Defeatedd
CISS Measure 9 Local Gov't Creates the County of Nesmith Defeatedd
CISS Measure 10 Education Provides for the state’s permanent support for the Oregon Normal School at Monmouth, by levying an annual tax of one-twenty-fifth of a mill on taxable property within the state Approveda
CISS Measure 11 Local Gov't Creates the County of Otis Defeatedd
CISS Measure 12 Local Gov't Annexes the northern part of Clackamas County to Multnomah County Defeatedd
CISS Measure 13 Local Gov't Creates the County of Williams Defeatedd
CICA Measure 14 Local Gov't Grants counties the ability to regulate taxation, regardless of constitutional restrictions or state statutes, and abolishes the poll or head tax Approveda
CICA Measure 15 Alcohol Gives municipalities the power to license, regulate or prohibit the sale of liquors within their boundaries Approveda
CISS Measure 16 Labor Requires protection for persons engaged in hazardous employments, defines and extends the liability of employers and determines that contributory negligence shall not be a defense argument Approveda
CISS Measure 17 Local Gov't Creates the County of Orchard Defeatedd
CISS Measure 18 Local Gov't Creates the County of Clark Defeatedd
CISS Measure 19 Education Provides state support for the Eastern Oregon State Normal School at Weston, by levying an annual one-twenty-fifth of a mill tax upon all taxable property in the state Defeatedd
CISS Measure 20 Local Gov't Annexes a portion of eastern Washington County to Multnomah County Defeatedd
CISS Measure 21 Education Provides state support for the Southern Oregon State Normal School at Ashland, by levying an annual one-twenty-fifth of a mill tax upon all taxable property in the state Defeatedd
CICA Measure 22 Alcohol Prohibits the production, traffic and sale of intoxicating liquors, except for mechanical, medical, scientific and religious purposes Defeatedd
CISS Measure 23 Alcohol Prohibits and suppresses the production, sale, exchange and possession of intoxicating liquors in the state Defeatedd
CISS Measure 24 Labor Creates a Board of Commissioners to examine workplace injuries and to draft workplace liability laws for the legislature Defeatedd
CISS Measure 25 Hunt & Fish Prohibits the taking fish from the Rogue River watershed by any means, except hook and line Approveda
CISS Measure 26 Local Gov't Creates of the County of Deschutes County Defeatedd
CISS Measure 27 Local Gov't Necessitates that the creation of new counties and municipalities be by a majority vote in the territory under consideration and allows for 30% of voters within such territory to petition for the creation of a new county or municipality Defeatedd
CICA Measure 28 Gov't Finances Permits counties to incur indebtedness to build permanent roads upon approval of a majority vote in respective counties Approveda
CISS Measure 29 Elections Establishes closed primaries for presidential and vice-presidential candidates, provides for the direct nomination of electoral delegates to their party’s national nominating convention and provides for the payment of a delegate’s traveling expenses Approveda
CISS Measure 30 Gov't Acc Establishes the Board of People’s Inspectors of Government and provides for an official state magazine detailing issues of government transparency and accountability that would be mailed out every two months to each registered voter Defeatedd
CICA Measure 31 Direct Democracy Increases initiative, referendum and recall powers of voters, restricts use of the emergency clause and veto power by state legislators, requires proportional representation of the Legislative Assembly, provides for the election of the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate and provides a ten dollar daily fine for unexcused absences by legislators Defeatedd
CICA Measure 32 Trials Provides for verdict by three-fourths of a jury in civil cases, prohibits re-trial without evidence, establishes six-year terms for state judges and increases the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court Approveda

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