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Editorial: Ballot measures present mixed bag for Oregon voters


October 11, 2016

Editor’s note: Today we are taking a look at six of the seven statewide measures that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot.

We addressed the most prominent of the seven, Measure 97, which would raise corporate taxes on large businesses in the state, in our Oct. 5 edition.

In the next few weeks we will analyze the governor’s race and other state contests that certainly deserve the serious attention of voters, as well as the presidential election – which we likely all agree is an unusual one this year. We will then offer thoughts on our local City Council election, which has eight candid...

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