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Ballot Measure Endorsements 2014

Ballot measure endorsements are voted on by a body consisting of State Central Committee delegates, alternates, and associates. The Party takes an official position on a ballot measure that receives at least two-thirds votes for Support or Oppose.

Ballot Measure 86 - VOTE YES (Education Investment Bonding)

Ballot Measure 86 (Education Investment Bonding)

VOTE YES

Creates a permanent investment fund to finance student assistance needs for Oregonians pursuing post-secondary education.

Ballot Measure 87 - VOTE YES (Allow state judges to work at colleges and in National Guard)

Ballot Measure 87 (Allow state judges to work at colleges and in National Guard)

VOTE YES

Amends the state constitution to allow state judges to serve in the National Guard and teach at state universities.

Ballot Measure 88 - VOTE YES (Driver cards for all Oregon residents)

Ballot Measure 88 (Driver cards for all Oregon residents)

VOTE YES

Allows the DMV to issue “driver cards” to Oregon residents who pass written and driver tests, and can provide proof of Oregon residence for more than one year.

Ballot Measure 89 - VOTE YES (Equal Rights Amendment)

Ballot Measure 89 (Equal Rights Amendment)

VOTE YES

Amends the state constitution to ban discrimination based on sex.

Ballot Measure 90 - VOTE NO (Top-Two Primary)

Ballot Measure 90 (Top-Two Primary)

VOTE NO

Ends the current system which allows political parties to pick their nominees for the general election by a popular public vote of its members in a primary election. Replaces with a "top-two primary" system that allows a voter of any party to vote for one candidate of any party and only the top two vote getters advance to the general election, even if they are in the same party. 

Ballot Measure 91 - VOTE YES (Marijuana Legalization)

Ballot Measure 91 (Marijuana Legalization)

VOTE YES

Allows possession, manufacture, and sale of marijuana to adults 21 and over, subject to state licensing, regulation, and taxation. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission would regulate all sales.

Ballot Measure 92 - VOTE YES (Genetically Engineered Food Labeling)

Ballot Measure 92 (Genetically Engineered Food Labeling)

VOTE YES

Requires food manufacturers and retailers to label genetically engineered foods.