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1994 General Election Measures

Signature Requirements:  Constitutional=89,028    Statutory=66,771

Paid or  # of  # of 


I.D. # C/S Signature  Certified Ballot Title Measure 
Unpaid Unverified  Estimated 
Requirements #
Signatures Valid 
Signatures
Initiative C 89,028 Amends Constitution: Bars New or Increased Taxes  Paid 136,106 116,643  5
19 Without Voter Approval (85.7%)
Initiative  C 89,028 Amends Constitution: Candidates May Use Only  Paid 129,102 109,349  6
11 Contributions From District Residents (84.7%)
Initiative  C 89,028 Amends Constitution: Guarantees Equal Protection:  Paid 137,549 91,360  7
8 Lists Prohibited Grounds of Discrimination (66.42%)
Initiative  C 89,028 Amends 0Constitution: Public Employees Pay Part of  Paid 120,875 103,227  8
26 Salary For Pension (85.4%)
Initiative  S 66,771 Adopts Contribution and Spending Limits, Other  Paid 94,806 82,291 (86.8%) 9
31 Campaign Finance Law Changes
Initiative  C 89,028 Amends Constitution: Legislature Cannot Reduce  Paid 106,338 90,429  10
47 Voter­Approved Sentence Without 2/3 Vote (85.04%)
Initiative  S 66,771 Mandatory Sentences For Listed Felonies; Covers  Paid 89,955 79,070 (87.9%) 11
55 Persons 15 and Up
Initiative  S 66,771 Repeals Prevailing Wage Rate Requirement for  Paid 83,314 69,233 (83.1%) 12
38 Workers on Public Works
Initiative  C 89,028 Amends Constitution: Governments Cannot Approve,  Unpaid 118,573 103,632  13
25 Create Classifications Based On, Homosexuality (87.4%)
Initiative  S 66,771 Amends Chemical Process Mining Laws: Adds  Paid 86,850 74,604 (85.9%) 14
35 Requirements, Prohibitions, Standards, Fees
Initiative  C 89,028 Amends Constitution: State Must Maintain Funding  Paid 116,270 93,946 (80.8%) 15
62 For Schools, Community Colleges
Initiative  S 66,771 Allows Terminally Ill Adults To Obtain Prescription  Paid 94,202 77,151 (81.9%) 16
50 For Lethal Drugs
Initiative  C 89,028 Amends Constitution: Requires State Prison Inmates  Paid 122,222 104,133  17
54 To Work Full Time (85.2%)

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Paid or  # of  # of 
I.D. # C/S Signature  Certified Ballot Title Measure 
Unpaid Unverified  Estimated 
Requirements #
Signatures Valid 
Signatures
Initiative  S 66,771 Bans Hunting Bears With Bait, Hunting Bears,  Unpaid 89,452 76,123 (85.1%) 18
44 Cougars With Dogs
Initiative  C 89,028 Amends Constitution: No Free Speech Protection For  Paid 115,692 102,965 (89%) 19
33 Obscenity, Child Pornography
Initiative  C 89,028 Amends State Constitution: "Equal Tax" On Trade  Paid 103,260 90,579  20
5 Replaces Current Taxes (87.72%)
Average Validity Rate: 84.25%
Average Validity Rate Paid Circulators: 83.96%
Average Validity Rate Unpaid Circulators: 86.25%
Average Validity Rate Constitutional Amendments: 83.72%
Average Validity Rate Statutory Change: 85.12%

Initiatives filed, not qualified
Paid or  # of  # of 
I.D. # C/S Signature  Certified Ballot Title Measure 
Unpaid Unverified  Estimated 
Requirements #
Signatures Valid 
Signatures
Initiative C 89,028 Amends Constitution: Taxes Pay Tuition At Private,  Paid 97,052 82,280  Did not 
36 Including Religious, Schools (84.78%) qualify
Average Validity Rate: 84.78%
Average Validity Rate Paid Circulators: 84.78%
Average Validity Rate Unpaid Circulators: 0%
Average Validity Rate Constitutional Amendments: 84.78%
Average Validity Rate Statutory Change: 0%

1996 General Election Measures

Signature Requirements:  Constitutional=97,681    Statutory=73,261

Elections Division, Oregon Secretary of State’s Office 2
January 20, 2009
Paid or  # of  # of 
I.D. # C/S Signature  Certified Ballot Title Measure 
Unpaid Unverified  Estimated 
Requirements #
Signatures Valid 
Signatures
Initiative C 97,681 Amends Constitution: Limits Legislative Change To  Paid 119,944 100,288  33
11
Statutes Passed By Voters (83.6%)
Initiative S 73,261 Wildlife Management Exclusive To Commission;  Paid 91,353 77,376 (84.7%) 34
56
Repeals 1994 Bear/Cougar Initiative
Initiative S 73,261 Restricts Bases For Providers To Receive Pay For  Paid 91,939 76,561 (83.3%) 35
41
Health Care
Initiative S 73,261 Increases Minimum Hourly Wage To $6.50 Over  Paid 132,517 114,494  36
65
Three Years (86.4%)
Initiative S 73,261 Broadens Types of Beverage Containers Requiring  Paid 107,488 95,879 (89.2%) 37
33
Deposit and Refund Value
Initiative S 73,261 Prohibits Livestock In Certain Polluted Waters or On  Paid 95,595 84,410 (88.3%) 38
60
Adjacent Lands
Initiative C 97,681 Amends Constitution: Government, Private Entities  Paid 161,108 135,491 (84%) 39
61
Cannot Discriminate Among Health Care Provider 
Categories
Initiative C 97,681 Amends Constitution: Gives Crime Victims Rights,  Paid 157,282 130,701  40
62 Expands Admissible Evidence, Limits Pretrial Release (83.1%)
Initiative C 97,681 Amends Constitution: States How Public Employee  Paid 127,387 101,017  41
40 Earnings Must Be Expressed (79.3%)
Initiative C 97,681 Amends Constitution: Requires Testing of Public  Paid 139,285 115,746  42
42 School Students; Public Report (83.1%)
Initiative S 73,261 Amends Collective Bargaining Law For Public Safety  Paid 128,882 92,924 (72.1%) 43
71 Employees
Initiative S 73,261 Increases, Adds Cigarette and Tobacco Taxes;  Paid 135,246 111,848  44
70 Changes Tax Revenue Distribution (82.7%)
Initiative C 97,681 Amends Constitution: Raises Public Employees’  Paid 125,125 100,475  45
29 Normal Retirement Age; Reduces Benefits (80.3%)
Initiative C 97,681 Amends Constitution: Counts Non­Voters As “No”  Paid 122,581 103,826  46
30 Votes On Tax Measures (84.7%)
Initiative C 97,681 Amends Constitution: Reduces and Limits Property  Paid 156,504 128,802  47
67 Taxes; Limits Local Revenues, Replacement Fees (82.3%)

Elections Division, Oregon Secretary of State’s Office 3
January 20, 2009
Paid or  # of  # of 
I.D. # C/S Signature  Certified Ballot Title Measure 
Unpaid Unverified  Estimated 
Requirements #
Signatures Valid 
Signatures
Initiative C 97,681 Amends Constitution: Instructs State, Federal  Paid 143,847 112,056  48
77
Legislators To Vote For Congressional Term Limits (77.9%)
Average Validity Rate: 82.82%
Average Validity Rate Paid Circulators: 82.82%
Average Validity Rate Unpaid Circulators: 0%
Average Validity Rate Constitutional Amendments: 82.04%
Average Validity Rate Statutory Change: 83.82%

Initiatives filed, not qualified
Paid or  # of  # of 
I.D. # C/S Signature  Certified Ballot Title Measure 
Unpaid Unverified  Estimated 
Requirements #
Signatures Valid 
Signatures
Initiative S 73,261 Allows Creation of Publicly Funded, Independently  Paid 79,532 62,400 (78.5%) Did not 
64 Operated Charter Schools qualify
Initiative C 97,681 Amends Constitution: Public Employees Need Not  Paid 108,870 86,355 (79.3%) Did not 
10 Share Union Representation Costs qualify
Average Validity Rate: 78.90%
Average Validity Rate Paid Circulators: 78.90%
Average Validity Rate Unpaid Circulators: 0%
Average Validity Rate Constitutional Amendments: 79.3%
Average Validity Rate Statutory Change: 78.5%

1998 General Election Measures

Signature Requirements:  Constitutional=97,681    Statutory=73,261

Elections Division, Oregon Secretary of State’s Office 4
January 20, 2009
Paid or  # of  # of 
I.D. # C/S Signature  Certified Ballot Title Measure 
Unpaid Unverified  Estimated 
Requirements #
Signatures Valid 
Signatures
Initiative S 73,261 Requires Issuing Copy Of Original Oregon Birth  Paid 94,457 76,076  58
46 Certificate To Adoptees (80.50%)
Initiative C 97,681 Amends Constitution: Prohibits Using Public  Paid 133,285 99,865  59
18 Resources To Collect Money For Political Purposes (74.92%)
Initiative S 73,261 Requires Vote By Mail In Biennial Primary, General  Unpaid 101,355 93,348  60
47 Elections (92.10%)
Initiative S 73,261 Changes Minimum Sentences For Listed Crimes,  Paid 92,577 73,088  61
53 Including Certain Repeat Offenses (78.94%)
Initiative C 97,681 Amends Constitution: Requires Campaign Finance  Paid 137,917 119,987  62
74 Disclosures; Regulates Signature Gathering;  (87.00%)
Guarantees Contribution Methods
Initiative C 97,681 Amends Constitution: Measures Proposing  Paid 132,475 113,266  63
71 Supermajority Voting Requirements Require Same  (85.50%)
Supermajority For Passage
Initiative S 73,261 Prohibits Many Present Timber Harvest Practices,  Paid 99,244 85,151  64
20 Imposes More Restrictive Regulations (85.80%)
Initiative C 97,681 Amends Constitution: Creates Process For Requiring  Paid 134,256 108,747  65
61 Legislature To Review Administrative Rules (81.00%)
Initiative C 97,681 Amends Constitution: Dedicates Some Lottery  Paid 144,922 120,720  66
81 Funding To Parks, Beaches; Habitat, Watershed  (83.30%)
Protection
Initiative S 73,261 Allows Medical Use Of Marijuana Within Limits;  Paid 97,648 75,481  67
80 Establishes Permit System (77.30%)
Average Validity Rate: 82.64%
Average Validity Rate Paid Circulators: 81.59%
Average Validity Rate Unpaid Circulators: 92.10%
Average Validity Rate Constitutional Amendments: 82.35%
Average Validity Rate Statutory Change: 82.93%

Elections Division, Oregon Secretary of State’s Office 5
January 20, 2009
Initiatives filed, not qualified
Paid or  # of  # of 
I.D. # C/S Signature  Certified Ballot Title Measure 
Unpaid Unverified  Estimated 
Requirements #
Signatures Valid 
Signatures
Initiative C 97,681 Amends Constitution: Bans Second, Third Trimester  Unpaid 99,799 88,381 (88.58) Did not 
08 Abortions With One Exception; Permits Lawsuits qualify
Average Validity Rate: 88.58%
Average Validity Rate Paid Circulators: 0%
Average Validity Rate Unpaid Circulators: 88.58%
Average Validity Rate Constitutional Amendments: 88.58%
Average Validity Rate Statutory Change: 0%

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January 20, 2009
2000 General Election Measures
Revised 8/3/2000 Final

Signature Requirements:  Constitutional=89,048    Statutory=66,786  

Paid or  # of  # of 


I.D. # C/S Signature  Certified Ballot Title Measure 
Unpaid Unverified  Estimated 
Requirements #
Signatures Valid 
Signatures
Initiative C 89,048 Amends Constitution:  Makes Federal Income Taxes  Paid 120,172 96,297  91
10 Fully Deductible On Oregon Tax Returns (80.13%)
Initiative C 89,048 Amends Constitution:  Prohibits Payroll Deductions  Paid 131,375 95,999  92
25 For Political Purposes Without Specific Written  (73.07%)
Authorization
Initiative C 89,048 Amends Constitution:  Voters Must Approve Most  Paid 129,757 96,693  93
47 Taxes, Fees;  Requires Certain Approval Percentage (74.52%)
Initiative S 66,786 Repeals Mandatory Minimum Sentences For Certain  Paid 102,055 70,883  94
43 Felonies, Requires Resentencing (69.46%)
Initiative C 89,048 Amends Constitution:  Student Learning Determines  Paid 134,463 94,751  95
29 Teacher Pay; Qualifications, Not Seniority, Determine  (70.47%)
Retention
Initiative C 89,048 Amends Constitution:  Prohibits Making Initiative  Paid 134,431 96,023  96
63 Process Harder, Except Through Initiative; Applies  (71.43%)
Retroactively
Initiative S 66,786 Bans Body­Gripping Animal Traps, Some Poisons;  Unpaid 104,490 86,175  97
81 Restricts Fur Commerce (82.47%)

Initiative C 89,048 Amends Constitution:  Prohibits Using Public  Paid 129,583 93,962  98


24 Resources For Political Purposes; Limits Payroll  (72.51%)
Deductions
Initiative C 89,048 Amends Constitution:  Creates Commission Ensuring  Paid 124,668 93,294  99
104* Quality Home Care Services For Elderly, Disabled (74.83%)
Initiative C 89,048 Amends Constitution:  Legislature Must Fund School  Paid 134,049 93,596  1
90* Quality Goals Adequately; Report; Establish Grants (69.82%)
Initiative C 89,048 Amends Constitution:  Creates Process For Requiring  Paid 123,826 92,620  2
71 Legislature To Review Administrative Rules (74.80%)
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Paid or  # of  # of 
I.D. # C/S Signature  Certified Ballot Title Measure 
Unpaid Unverified  Estimated 
Requirements #
Signatures Valid 
Signatures
Initiative C 89,048 Amends Constitution: Requires Conviction Before  Paid 136,408 100,363  3
130* Forfeiture; Restricts Proceeds Usage; Requires  (73.58%)
Reporting, Penalty
Initiative S 66,786 Dedicates Tobacco­Settlement Proceeds; Earnings  Paid 104,317 77,082  4
133* Fund Low­Income Health Care (73.89%)
Initiative S 66,786 Expands Circumstances Requiring Background Check  Unpaid 88,556 70,014  5
99* Before Transfer Of Firearm (79.06%)
Initiative S 66,786 Provides Public Funding To Candidates Who Limit  Paid 98,711 76,472  6
69* Spending, Private Contributions (77.47%)
Initiative C 89,048 Amends Constitution:  Requires Payment To  Paid 141,251 100,092  7
46* Landowner If Government Regulation Reduces  (70.86%)
Property Value
Initiative C 89,048 Amends Constitution:  Limits State Appropriations To  Paid 137,123 95,742  8
88* Percentage Of State's Prior Personal Income (69.82%)
Initiative S 66,786 Prohibits Public School Instruction Encouraging,  Unpaid 82,817 70,922  9
16 Promoting, Sanctioning Homosexual, Bisexual  (85.64%)
Behaviors
Average Validity Rate: 74.66%
Average Validity Rate Paid Circulators: 73.11%
Average Validity Rate Unpaid Circulators: 82.39%
Average Validity Rate Constitutional Amendments: 72.99%
Average Validity Rate Statutory Change: 78.00%

Initiatives filed, not qualified
Paid or  # of  # of 
I.D. # C/S Signature  Certified Ballot Title Measure 
Unpaid Unverified  Estimated 
Requirements #
Signatures Valid 
Signatures
Initiative S 66,786 Permits Sale Of Marijuana To Adults Through State  Paid 44,726 Not enough  Did not 
42 Liquor Stores signatures to  qualify
continue 
verification

Elections Division, Oregon Secretary of State’s Office 8
January 20, 2009
Paid or  # of  # of 
I.D. # C/S Signature  Certified Ballot Title Measure 
Unpaid Unverified  Estimated 
Requirements #
Signatures Valid 
Signatures
Initiative C 89,048 Amends Constitution:  Restitution And Mandatory  Paid 106,665 81,458  Did not 
66 Life Imprisonment Without Parole Replace Death  (76.37%) qualify
Penalty
Initiative C 89,048 Amends Constitution:  Establishes Right To Prepay  Paid 98,634 67,872  Did not 
84 State Real Estate Loans Without Penalty (68.81%) qualify

Average Validity Rate: 72.59%
Average Validity Rate Paid Circulators: 72.59%
Average Validity Rate Unpaid Circulators: 0%
Average Validity Rate Constitutional Amendments: 72.59%
Average Validity Rate Statutory Change: 0%

2002 General Election Measures
Revised 8/5/2002 Final

Signature Requirements:  Constitutional=89,048    Statutory=66,786  

# of  # of Estimated 
Signature  Certified Ballot Title Paid or  Measure 
I.D. # C/S Unverified  Valid 
Requirements Unpaid #
Signatures Signatures
89,048 Amends Constitution:  Revises Procedure For Filling 
Initiative 92,783 
C Judicial Vacancies, Electing Judges; Allows Vote For  Paid 137,502 21
# 67 (67.48%)
"None Of The Above"
89,048 Amends Constitution:  Requires Oregon Supreme Court 
Initiative 90,030 
C Judges And Court Of Appeals Judges To Be Elected By  Paid 137,361 22
# 90 (65.54%)
District
66,786 Creates Health Care Finance Plan For Medically 
Initiative 70,113 
S Necessary Services; Creates Additional Income, Payroll  Paid 97,506 23
# 27* (71.91%)
Taxes
66,786 Allows Licensed Denturists To Install Partial Dentures 
Initiative 72,503 
S (Replacement Teeth); Authorizes Cooperative Dentist­ Paid 106,089 24
# 109 (68.34%)
Denturist Business Ventures

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# of  # of Estimated 
Signature  Certified Ballot Title Paid or  Measure 
I.D. # C/S Unverified  Valid 
Requirements Unpaid #
Signatures Signatures
Initiative 66,786 Increases Oregon Minimum Wage To $6.90 In 2003;  68,233 
S Paid 93,787 25
# 88 Increases For Inflation In Future Years (72.75%)
89,048 Amends Constitution:  Prohibits Payment, Receipt Of 
Initiative 89,552 
C Payment Based On The Number Of Initiative,  Paid 121,952 26
# 143 (73.43%) 
Referendum Petition Signatures Obtained
Initiative 66,786 Requires Labeling Of Genetically­Engineered Foods (As  67,544 
S Paid 99,390 27
# 23* Defined) Sold Or Distributed In Or From Oregon (67.96%)
Average Validity Rate: 69.63%
Average Validity Rate Paid Circulators: 69.63%
Average Validity Rate Unpaid Circulators: 0%
Average Validity Rate Constitutional Amendments: 68.82%
Average Validity Rate Statutory Change: 70.24%

Initiatives filed, not qualified
Signature  Certified Ballot Title Paid or  # of  # of Estimated 
I.D. # C/S Requirements Measure 
Unpaid Unverified  Valid 
#
Signatures Signatures
89,048 Amends Constitution:  Prohibits Payroll Deduction If  Paid
Initiative 88,516  Did not 
C Any Portion Used For "Political Purposes" (Defined)  137,131
# 18 (64.55%) qualify.
Without Employee's Written Authorization
89,048 Amends Constitution:  Limits State Legislators To Six  Paid
Initiative 79,549  Did not 
C Years As Representative, Eight Years As Senator, Twelve  113,000
# 168 (70.40%) qualify.
Years Overall
89,048 Paid
Amends Constitution:  Limits Annual Income­Tax 
Initiative 69,959  Did not 
C Revenue Spending Growth To Four Percent; Returns  102,999
# 49 (67.92%) qualify.
Revenue
89,048 Amends Constitution:  Bans Corporate Contributions,  Paid
Initiative Expenditures In Candidate Contests; Restricts  78,292  Did not 
C 113,777
# 43 Individual Contributions, Expenditures; Regulates  (68.81%) qualify.
Organizational Contributions, Expenditures
Average Validity Rate: 67.92%
Average Validity Rate Paid Circulators: 67.92%

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Average Validity Rate Unpaid Circulators: 0%
Average Validity Rate Constitutional Amendments: 67.92%
Average Validity Rate Statutory Change: 0%

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2004 General Election Measures
Revised 7/26/2004 Final
Signature Requirements:  Constitutional=100,840    Statutory=75,630  

# of  # of Estimated 
Signature  Certified Ballot Title Paid or  Measure 
I.D. # C/S Unverified  Valid 
Requirements Unpaid #
Signatures Signatures
Initiative S 75,630 Amends Medical Marijuana Act: Requires Marijuana  Paid 116,200 77,872 33
# 31 Dispensaries For Supplying Patients/Caregivers; Raises  (67.02%)
Patients' Possession Limit
Initiative S 75,630 Requires Balancing Timber Production, Resource  Paid 114,955 86,509 34
# 120* Conservation/Preservation In Managing State Forests;  (75.25%)
Specifically Addresses Two Forests
Initiative C 100,840 Amends Constitution:  Limits Noneconomic Damages  Paid 162,976 121,787 35
# 106* (Defined) Recoverable For Patient Injuries Caused By  (74.73%)
Healthcare Provider's Negligence or Recklessness
Initiative C 100,840 Amends Constitution:  Only Marriage Between One  Paid 240,850 204,160 36
# 150* Man and One Woman Is Valid or Legally Recognized as  (84.77%)
Marriage
Initiative S 75,630 Governments Must Pay Owners, or Forgo Enforcement,  Paid 141,893 90,276 37
# 36* When Certain Land Use Restrictions Reduce Property  (63.62%)
Value
Initiative S 75,630 Abolishes SAIF; State Must Reinsure, Satisfy SAIF's  Paid 127,369 87,479 38
# 90* Obligations; Dedicates Proceeds, Potential Surplus To  (68.68%)
Public Purposes
Average Validity Rate: 72.35%
Average Validity Rate Paid Circulators: 72.35%
Average Validity Rate Unpaid Circulators: 0%
Average Validity Rate Constitutional Amendments: 79.75%
Average Validity Rate Statutory Change: 68.65%

Initiatives filed, not qualified

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Signature  Certified Ballot Title Paid or  # of  # of Estimated 
I.D. # C/S Requirements Measure 
Unpaid Unverified  Valid 
#
Signatures Signatures
Initiative C 100,840 Amends Constitution: Limits State Legislators: Six Years  Paid 112,919 92,200
Did not 
# 20 as Representative, Eight Years as Senator, Fourteen  (81.65%)
qualify.
Years in Legislature
Average Validity Rate: 81.65%
Average Validity Rate Paid Circulators: 81.65%
Average Validity Rate Unpaid Circulators: 0%
Average Validity Rate Constitutional Amendments: 81.65%
Average Validity Rate Statutory Change: 0%

2006 General Election Measures
Revised 8/4/2006 Final
Signature Requirements:  Constitutional=100,840    Statutory=75,630  

# of  # of Estimated 
Signature  Certified Ballot Title Paid or  Measure 
I.D. # C/S Unverified  Valid 
Requirements Unpaid #
Signatures Signatures
Initiative S Prohibits Public Body From Condemning Private Real  Paid 126,237 86,749 39
# 57 75,630
Property If Intends To Convey To Private Party (68.72%)
Initiative C Amends Constitution:  Requires Oregon Supreme Court  Paid 156,016 102,637 40
# 24 100,840
Judges And Court Of Appeals Judges To Be Elected By  (65.79%)
District
Initiative S Allows Income Tax Deduction Equal To Federal  Paid 120,612 79,167 41
# 14 75,630
Exemptions Deduction To Substitute For State  (65.64%)
Exemption Credit
Initiative S Prohibits Insurance Companies From Using Credit Score  Paid 127,336 84,408 42
# 23 75,630
Or "Credit Worthiness" In Calculating Rates Or  (66.29%)
Premiums
Initiative S Requires 48­Hour Notice To Unemancipated Minor's  Paid 111,948 94,407 43
# 51* 75,630
Parent Before Providing Abortion; Authorizes Lawsuits,  (84.33%)
Physician Discipline
Initiative S Allows Any Oregon Resident Without Prescription Drug  Paid 116,337 83,409 44
# 122* 75,630
Coverage To Participate In Oregon Prescription Drug  (71.70%)
Program

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# of  # of Estimated 
Signature  Certified Ballot Title Paid or  Measure 
I.D. # C/S Unverified  Valid 
Requirements Unpaid #
Signatures Signatures
Initiative C Amends Constitution:  Limits State Legislators:  Six  Paid 150,828 107,192 45
# 39* 100,840
Years As Representative, Eight Years As Senator,  (71.07%)
Fourteen Years In Legislature
Initiative C Amends Constitution:  Allows Laws Regulating Election  Paid 152,127 101,489 46
# 8* 100,840
Contributions, Expenditures Adopted By Initiative Or  (66.71%)
3/4 Of Both Legislative Houses
Initiative S Revises Campaign Finance Laws:  Limits Or Prohibits  Paid 120,862 79,760 47
# 37* 75,630
Contributions And Expenditures; Adds Disclosure, New  (65.99%)
Reporting Requirements
Initiative C Amends Constitution:  Limits Biennial Percentage  Paid 154,094 109,031 48
# 6* 100,840
Increase In State Spending To Percentage Increase In  (70.76%)
State Population, Plus Inflation
Average Validity Rate: 69.7%
Average Validity Rate Paid Circulators: 69.7%
Average Validity Rate Unpaid Circulators: 0%
Average Validity Rate Constitutional Amendments: 68.58%
Average Validity Rate Statutory Change: 70.45%

Initiatives filed, not qualified
Signature  Certified Ballot Title Paid or  # of  # of Estimated 
I.D. # C/S Requirements Measure 
Unpaid Unverified  Valid 
#
Signatures Signatures
Initiative S 75,630 Requires Specified Corporations To File Statement  Paid 79,469 57,338 Did not 
# 102
Containing Tax­Related Information; Filed Statement Is  (72.15%) qualify
Public Record
Initiative C 100,840 Amends Constitution:  Requires Access To Health Care  Paid 106,338 81,058 Did not 
# 40
As Fundamental Right; Legislature Must Adopt Plan  (76.23%) qualify
Expanding Health Care
Initiative S 75,630 Establishes Open Primaries; Electors Vote Regardless Of  Paid 91,401 62,085 Did not 
# 86
Party Affiliation; Two Candidates Proceed To General  (67.93%) qualify
Election
Average Validity Rate: 72.1%
Average Validity Rate Paid Circulators: 72.1%
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Average Validity Rate Unpaid Circulators: 0%
Average Validity Rate Constitutional Amendments: 76.23%
Average Validity Rate Statutory Change: 70.04%

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2008 General Election Measures
Revised 8/1/2008 Final
Signature Requirements:  Constitutional=110,358    Statutory=82,769  

# of  # of Estimated 
Signature  Certified Ballot Title Paid or  Measure 
I.D. # C/S Unverified  Valid 
Requirements Unpaid #
Signatures Signatures
Initiative S Prohibits Teaching Public School Student In Language  Paid 124,476 83,248 58
# 19 82,769
Other Than English For More Than Two Years (66.88%)
Initiative S Creates An Unlimited Deduction For Federal Income  Paid 128,380 83,136 59
# 3 82,769
Taxes On Individual Taxpayers' Oregon Income­Tax  (64.76%)
Returns
Initiative S Teacher "Classroom Performance," Not Seniority,  Paid 128,613 83,724 60
# 20 82,769
Determines Pay Raises; "Most Qualified" Teachers  (65.10%)
Retained, Regardless Of Seniority
Initiative S Creates Mandatory Minimum Prison Sentences For  Paid 141,168 84,169 61
# 40 82,769
Certain Theft, Identity Theft, Forgery, Drug, And  (59.62%)
Burglary Crime
Initiative C Amends Constitution:  Allocates 15% Of Lottery  Paid 176,609 113,851 62
# 41 110,358
Proceeds To Public Safety Fund For Crime Prevention,  (64.47%)
Investigation, Prosecution
Initiative S Exempts Specified Property Owners From Building  Paid 127,755 83,869 63
# 21 82,769
Permit Requirements For Improvements Valued  (65.65%)
At/Under 35,000 Dollars
Initiative S Penalizes Person, Entity For Using Funds Collected With  Paid 132,347 87,348 64
# 25 82,769
"Public Resource" (Defined) For "Political Purpose"  (66.00%)
(Defined)
Initiative S Changes General Election Nomination Processes For  Paid 119,142 89,892 65
# 109 82,769
Major/Minor Party, Independent Candidates For Most  (75.45%)
Partisan Offices
Average Validity Rate: 65.73%
Average Validity Rate Paid Circulators: 65.73%
Average Validity Rate Unpaid Circulators: 0%
Average Validity Rate Constitutional Amendments: 65.65%
Average Validity Rate Statutory Change: 65.73%

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Initiatives filed, not qualified
Signature  Certified Ballot Title Paid or  # of  # of Estimated 
I.D. # C/S Requirements Measure 
Unpaid Unverified  Valid 
#
Signatures Signatures
Initiative S 82,769 Limits Amount Of Contingent Fees That Lawyers May  Paid 110,186 Signature  Did not 
# 51
Charge Clients For Representation In Civil Case verification  qualify
halted. 
Insufficient 
signatures to 
continue.
Initiative S 82,769 Court Must Sanction, Under Specified Circumstances,  Paid 112,023 Signature  Did not 
# 53
Attorneys Who File Frivolous Pleadings Or Motions In  verification  qualify
Lawsuits halted. 
Insufficient 
signatures to 
continue.
Average Validity Rate: n/a
Average Validity Rate Paid Circulators: n/a
Average Validity Rate Unpaid Circulators: n/a
Average Validity Rate Constitutional Amendments: n/a
Average Validity Rate Statutory Change: n/a

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