Oregon Ballot Measures

Issue Category

Agriculture and Food

Animals and Wildlife

Business and Consumers

Campaign Finance and Elections

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights


Date State Title Outcome
5/20 OR Measure 52: Amends Constitution: Enables Crime Victims to Enforce Existing Constitutional Rights in Prosections, Delinquency Proceedings Passed 11/04 OR Measure 62: Amends Constitution: Allocates 15% of Lottery Proceeds to Public Safety Fund for Crime Prevention, Investigation, Prosecution Failed 11/04 OR Measure 55: Amends Constitution: Changes Operative Date Of Redistricting Plans; Allows Affected Legislators To Finish Term In Original District Passed 11/04 OR Measure 56: Amends Constitution: Provides that May and November Property Tax Elections are Decided by Majority of Voters Voting Passed 11/04 OR Measure 54: Amends Constitution: Standardizes Voting Eligibility For School Board Elections With Other State And Local Elections Passed 5/18 OR Measure 69: Amends Constitution: Continues And Modernizes Authority For Lowest Cost Borrowing For Community Colleges And Public Universities. Passed 5/18 OR Measure 68: Revises Constitution: Allows State to Issue Bonds to Match Voter Approved School District Bonds for School Capital Costs. Passed 11/02 OR Measure 72: Amends Constitution: Authorizes Exception to $50,000 State Borrowing Limit for State's Real and Personal Property Projects Passed 11/02 OR Measure 76: Amends Constitution: Continues Lottery Funding for Parks, Beaches, Wildlife Habitat, Watershed Protection Beyond 2014; Modifies Funding Process Passed 11/02 OR Measure 70: Amends Constitution: Expands Availability of Home Ownership Loans for Oregon Veterans through Oregon War Veterans' Fund Passed 11/02 OR Measure 71: Amends Constitution: Requires Legislature to Meet Annually; Limits Length of Legislative Sessions; Provides Exceptions Passed 11/06 OR Measure 82: Amends Constitution: Authorizes Establishment of Privately-Owned Casinos; Mandates Percentage of Revenues Payable to Dedicated State Fund Failed 11/06 OR Measure 77: Amends Constitution: Governor may Declare "Catastrophic Disaster" (define); Requires Legislative Session; Authorizes Suspending Specified Constitutional Spending Restrictions" Passed 11/06 OR Measure 78: Amends Constitution: Changes Constitutional Language Describing Governmental System of Separation of Powers; Makes Grammatical and Spelling Changes Passed 11/04 OR Ballot Measure Number 86: Amends Constitution: Requires Creation of Fund for Oregonians Pursuing Post-Secondary Education, Authorizes State Indebtedness to Finance Fund Failed 11/04 OR Ballot Measure Number 89: Amends Constitution: State/Political Subdivision Shall Not Deny or Abridge Equality of Rights on Account of Sex Passed 11/08 OR Measure Number 94: Oregon Judicial Retirement Measure Failed 11/08 OR Measure Number 95: Oregon Public University Diversification of Investments Passed 11/08 OR Measure Number 96: Oregon Portion of Lottery Proceeds for Support of Veterans Passed 11/08 OR Measure Number 100: Wildlife Trafficking Prevention Act Passed




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Executive Branch

Finance and Banking

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Gambling and Gaming

Government Budget and Spending

Government Operations

Health and Health Care

Higher Education

Housing and Property



Judicial Branch

K-12 Education


Legislative Branch

Marijuana Legalization

Military Personnel

Minors and Children



Unemployed and Low-Income



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