1996 Initiative General Election Results - Oregon
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  Initiative: Measure 37 (Expansion of Containers Requiring Deposit)Popular Vote
No 818,336 60.22%
Yes 540,645 39.78%
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Election Notes:
  • Amends statutes. Under current law, consumers and dealers pay deposits and receive refunds on all beer and carbonated beverage containers. Dealers must accept such containers for refund. Measure broadens law to include any liquid drink intended for humans, except dairy products or substitutes, distilled spirits or liquor, or wine with over eight percent alcohol. Measure requires refund value for containers of: -- Beer, malt beverages or carbonated drinks, any size. -- Non-carbonated drinks, other than water, from six ounces to one liter. -- Water, up to two liters.
Demographic Data

2000 Population:3,421,399Enum.2000 Population Density:13.8persons/km2
1996 Population:3,247,111Est.1996 Population Density:13.1persons/km2
1990 Population:2,842,337Enum.1990 Population Density:11.4persons/km2
Land Area (2000):248,631km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.9%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Oregon Secretary of State. Official Results- November 5, 1996 General Election, Oregon Secretary of State (http://www.sos.state.or.us/elections/nov596/results/m37.htm) (accessed 05 Sep 2007)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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