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Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1902-1906

1908-1910

 

Key: *Adopted; L-Referred by the Legislature; I-Submitted by initiative petition; R-Referendum by petition.

 

 

Election Date

Meas.#

Ballot Title

Yes

 

No

 

 

June 2, 1902

1.

Limits Uses Initiative and Referendum--L1

*62,024

/5,668

 

 

June 6, 1904

1.

Office of State Printer--L1

*45,334

14,031

 

2.

Direct Primary Nominating Convention Law--I2

*56,205

16,354

 

3.

Local Option Liquor law--I2

*43,316

40,198

 

 

June 4, 1906

1.

Shall act appropriating money maintaining Insane Asylum, Penitentiary, Deaf-Mute, Blind School, University, Agricultural College, and Normal Schools be approved--R

*43,918

26,758

 

2.

Equal Suffrage Constitutional Amendment--I1

36,902

47,075

 

3.

Amendment to local option law giving anti-prohibitionists and prohibitionists equal privileges--I2

35,297

45,144

 

4.

Law to abolish tolls on the Mount Hood and Barlow Road and providing for its ownership by the State--I2

31,525

44,527

 

5.

Constitutional amendment providing method of amending constitution and applying the referendum to all laws affecting constitutional conventions and amendments--I1

*47,661

18,751

 

6.

Constitutional amendment giving cities and towns exclusive power to enact and amend their charters--I1

*52,567

19,852

 

7.

Constitutional amendment to allow the state printing, binding, and Printers' compensation to be regulated by law at any time--I1

*63,749

9,571

 

8.

Constitutional amendment for the initiative and referendum on local, special, and municipal laws and parts of laws--I1

*47,678

16,735

 

9.

Bill for a law prohibiting free passes and discrimination by railroad companies and other public service corporations--I2

*57,281

16,779

 

10.

An act requiring sleeping car companies, refrigerator car companies, and oil companies to pay an annual license upon gross earnings--I2

*69,635

6,441

 

11.

An act requiring express companies, telegraph companies, and telephone companies to pay an annual license upon gross earnings--I2

*70,872

6,360

 

0Repeal of federal prohibition amendment.
1Constitutional amendment.
2Statutory enactment.
3Required communication to federal officials on behalf of people of Oregon.
4Tri-county measure voted on in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties.
5Advisory vote for legislators' information.

 

1908-1910