Oregon 1952 ballot measures

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Eighteen statewide ballot measures were on the November 4, 1952 ballot in Oregon.

On the ballot

November 4

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Admin of Gov't Provides for the appointment, rather than election, of the superintendent of public instruction by the state board of education Defeatedd
LRCA Measure 2 Education Transfers all assets of the world war veterans’ state aid sinking fund to the common school fund Approveda
LRSS Measure 3 Health Care Authorizes the construction of a domiciliary hospital for the care and treatment of mentally ill elderly persons Approveda
LRCA Measure 4 Taxes Provides that neither the state nor other taxing unit can levy taxes in any year greater than an amount levied in one of three preceding years plus six percent unless voters approve otherwise Approveda
LRCA Measure 5 Gov't Finance Provides state credit and authorized indebtedness not to exceed four percent of assessable property within the state to allocate funds to military veterans for the acquisition of farms and homes Approveda
LRCA Measure 6 Legislature Authorizes the legislative assembly to establish a committee to exercise budgetary control over all state officers, departments and agencies and empowers the committee to allocate any state agency funds during an emergency Approveda
LRCA Measure 7 Legislature Provides for every state senator and representative to serve for a full period of four years and two years, respectively, and to have their terms start on the first Monday in January following an election Approveda
LRCA Measure 8 Legislature Deems that every legislative act shall embrace not more than one subject, which shall be expressed in the title, and voids any act where the subject did not correlate with the title Approveda
LRSS Measure 9 Taxes Disallows the state to collect a property tax greater than six mills multiplied by the total equalized assessed valuation of taxable property within the state Approveda
VR Measure 10 Taxes Increases the tax on motor carriers used to transport persons or property and provides a formula for determining the tax Approveda
VR Measure 11 Education Requires the state board of education to provide criteria for a school district reorganization program so that all state territory shall be included in a school district Defeatedd
VR Measure 12 Taxes Imposes 1.5 cents tax on each ten cigarettes sold, consumed, handled or distributed by any person Defeatedd
CISS Measure 13 Time Abolishes daylight savings time and institutes the United States standard time as established by the U.S. Congress Approveda
CICA Measure 14 Gambling Prohibits and criminalizes gambling on animal and vehicle races Defeatedd
CICA Measure 15 Alcohol Authorizes the state to license certain organizations and commercial establishments to sell alcoholic liquor by individual glass and provides for local option elections on whether to allow licensing or not Approveda
CICA Measure 16 Taxes Provides for a reevaluation of taxes utilized for free public highways, roads and bridges based on weight and fuel tax Defeatedd
CISS Measure 17 Food & Agri Appoints a milk control administrator with the power to investigate, supervise and regulate the production of milk, designate marketing areas, require records to be kept by producers and dealers and fix the minimum milk production prices Defeatedd
CICA Measure 18 Redistricting Requires the legislature, after each federal census, to reapportion legislative representatives among counties of the state according to population Approveda

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