The Oregon elections division has now released the numbers of the various ballot measures that voters will see on the fall ballot.
70: Amends Constitution: Expands availability of home ownership loans for Oregon veterans through Oregon War Veterans' Fund (Referral from the Oregon Legislature)
71: Amends Constitution: Requires legislature to meet annually; limits length of legislative sessions; provides exceptions (Referral from the Oregon Legislature)
72: Amends Constitution: Authorizes exception to $50,000 state borrowing limit for state's real and personal property projects (Referral from the Oregon Legislature)
73: Requires increased minimum sentences for certain repeated sex crimes, incarceration for repeated driving under influence (Chief Petitioners: James Thompson, Kevin Mannix, Glenn Pelikan)
74: Establishes medical marijuana supply system and assistance and research programs; allows limited selling of marijuana (Chief Petitioners: Anthony Johnson, Alice J. Ivany, James Klahr)
75: Authorizes Multnomah County casino; casino to contribute monthly revenue percentage to state for specified purposes (Chief Petitioners: Matt Rossman, Bruce Studer)
76: Amends Constitution: Continues lottery funding for parks, beaches, wildlife habitat, watershed protection beyond 2014; modifies funding process (Chief Petitioners: William Thorndike, Jr., Mary Susan Pape, Brian Booth)
On Friday, a judge in Marion County ruled that the proponents of a casino in Wood Village have until August 20 to make their case that their proposed constitutional amendment should be on the ballot as well.
Use this space to discuss this year's crop of ballot measures. What do you think?