Oregon 2000 ballot measures

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Thirty-two statewide ballot questions appeared on the November 7, 2000 ballot in the state of Oregon.
  • Through 1998, 298 initiatives appeared on Oregon's ballot since 1904 when the process started.
  • In 2000, 20 citizen initiatives made the ballot, bringing Oregon's total to 318.

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
Measure 1 Education Amends Constitution: Legislature Must Fund School Quality Goals Adequately; Report; Establish Grants Approveda
Measure 2 Government Amends Constitution: Creates Process For Requiring Legislature To Review Administrative Rules Defeatedd
Measure 3 Admin. of gov't Amends Constitution: Requires Conviction Before Forfeiture; Restricts Proceeds Usage Approveda
Measure 4 Health care Dedicates Tobacco-Settlement Proceeds; Earnings Fund Low-Income Health Care Defeatedd
Measure 5 Government Expands Circumstances Requiring Background Check Before Transfer Of Firearm Approveda
Measure 6 Elections Provides Public Funding To Candidates Who Limit Spending, Private Contributions Defeatedd
Measure 7 Admin. of gov't Requires Payment to Landowner if Government Regulation Reduces Property Value Approveda
Measure 8 Admin. of gov't Amends Constitution: Limits State Appropriations To Percentage Of State's Prior Personal Income Defeatedd
Measure 9 Eduaction Prohibits Public School Instruction Encouraging, Promoting, Sanctioning Homosexual, Bisexual Behaviors Defeatedd
Measure 77 Taxes Amends Constitution: Makes Certain Local Taxing Districts' Temporary Property Tax Authority Permanent Defeatedd
Measure 78 Elections Amends Constitution: Lengthens Period For Verifying Signatures On Initiative And Referendum Petitions Approveda
Measure 79 Admin. of gov't Modifies Signature Requirements On Initiative & Referendum Defeatedd
Measure 80 Taxes Amends Constitution: Authorizes Using Fuel Tax, Vehicle Fees For Increasing Highway Policing Defeatedd
Measure 81 Admin. of gov't Amends Constitution: Allows Legislature To Limit Recovery Of Damages In Civil Actions Defeatedd
VR Measure 82 Oregon Repeals Truck Weight-Mile Tax; Establishes And Increases Fuel Taxes Defeatedd
Measure 83 Veterans' affairs Amends Constitution: Authorizes New Standards, Priorities For Veterans' Loans; Expands Qualified Recipients Approveda
Measure 84 Admin. of gov't Amends Constitution: State Must Continue Paying Local Governments For State-Mandated Programs Approveda
Measure 85 Government Amends Constitution: Modifies Population, Minimum Area Requirements For Formation Of New Counties Defeatedd
Measure 86 Taxes Requires Refunding General Fund Revenues Exceeding State Estimates To Taxpayers Approveda
Measure 87 Business regulation Amends Constitution: Allows Regulation Of Location Of Sexually Oriented Businesses Through Zoning Defeatedd
Measure 88 Taxes Increases Maximum Deductible In Oregon For Federal Income Taxes Paid Approveda
Measure 89 Health Dedicates Tobacco Settlement Proceeds To Specified Health, Housing, Transportation Programs Defeatedd
VR Measure 90 Government Authorizes Rates Giving Utilities Return On Investments In Retired Property Defeatedd
Measure 91 Taxes Makes Federal Income Taxes Fully Deductible On Oregon Tax Returns Defeatedd
Measure 92 Labor Prohibits Payroll Deductions For Political Purposes Without Specific Written Authorization Defeatedd
Measure 93 Taxes Voters Must Approve Most Taxes, Fees; Requires Certain Approval Percentage Defeatedd
Measure 94 Judicial reform Repeals Mandatory Minimum Sentences For Certain Felonies, Requires Resentencing Defeatedd
Measure 95 Education Student Learning Determines Teacher Pay Defeatedd
Measure 96 Government Prohibits Making Initiative Process Harder, Except Through Initiative Defeatedd
Measure 97 Animal rights Bans Body-Gripping Animal Traps, Some Poisons; Restricts Fur Commerce Defeatedd
Measure 98 Government Prohibits Using Public Resources For Political Purposes; Limits Payroll Deductions Defeatedd
Measure 99 Health care Creates Commission Ensuring Quality Home Care Services For Elderly, Disabled Approveda

Finding further information

The Oregon Secretary of State maintains an ongoing file of initiatives, referendum and legislatively referred current, past, and potential ballot measures.

Their search function allows you to search under the categories of active, withdrawn, qualified, citizen initiative, veto referendum, legislative referral, approved to circulate, and whether the measure's proponents have indicated to the Secretary of State that they intend to pay circulators.

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