Oregon Limits on Property Tax Rates, Measure 9 (1986)

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The Oregon Limits on Property Tax Rates Amendment, also known as Measure 9, was on the November 4, 1986 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have set maximum property tax rates, limited assessed property value increases and required a majority popular vote for any new or increased property taxes.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 9 (1986)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No584,39656.52%
Yes 449,548 43.48%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

9. AMENDS CONSTITUTION, LIMITS PROPERTY TAX RATES AND ASSESSED VALUE INCREASES.
QUESTION - Shall constitution set maximum property tax rates (new or increased rates require voter approval), and limit assessed property value increases?

EXPLANATION - Replaces Oregon Constitution, Article XI, section 11. Sets maximum property tax rate for 1987 (lesser of 2% assessed value or July, 1985 rate) and following years (lesser of 1 1/2% assessed value or July, 1985 rate). New or increased property tax rate requires approval by majority of voters voting, with two annual elections permitted. Specifies exemptions. Limits annual assessed value increase to 2%. Distributes 1987 property tax revenues to taxing units in same proportions as 1986.

YES □

NO □ [2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 11, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.