2018 Ballot Measures

MEASURES QUALIFYING FOR THE 2018 NOVEMBER BALLOT:

All, except Measure 102, are Initiative Petitions instigated by voters. To learn more about the Initiative Process, go here.

Click on the measure to read the complete measure.

Measure 102 – ALLOW LOCAL BONDS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Referred by Legislative action by bill HJR 201. Passage is a constitutional change allowing local bonds for financing affordable housing with nongovernmental entities. Requires voter approval and annual audits.

Some of the Pros and Cons on 102

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Measure 103 – YES! KEEP OUR GROCERIES TAX-FREE

Passage is a constitutional change prohibiting taxes/fees based on transactions for “groceries”  enacted or amended after September 2017.

When a NO argument is a reason for a YES vote on 103.

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Measure 104 – A TAX IS A TAX AMENDMENT

Passage is a constitutional change expanding (beyond taxes) application of requirement that three-fifths legislative majority approve bills raising revenue.

When a No argument is a reason for a YES vote on 104

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Measure 105 – STOP OREGON SANCTUARIES

Passage would be a statutory change repealing law limiting use of state/local law enforcement resources to enforce federal immigration laws.

Pro argument – Respect for law; Oregon Sheriffs’ viewpoint

Viewpoint of an Illegal

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Measure 106 – STOP TAXPAYER FUNDING FOR ABORTION ACT OF 2018

Passage would be a constitutional change prohibiting the state from spending  “public funds”  for “abortion;” reduces abortion access.

Some of the Pros and Cons