Failed ballot topics may return

Failed ballot topics may return

Some measures that Oregon voters have decided against in the past three decades may return to the ballot in November.

Elections officials have until Aug. 5 to verify names and decide which initiatives have enough valid signatures to make it onto the November ballot. One initiative officially has been certified for the ballot: a measure sought by real estate agents that would prohibit transfer taxes on the sale of property.

Two Lake Oswego businessmen and a Canadian investment firm are trying again with a proposal to build Oregon’s first nontribal casino despite a firm rejection at the ballot box two years ago.

Read more at The Statesman Journal.

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