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State Tax Measures Losing Badly in Early Results As Voters Soundly Reject Super-Majority Requirement and a Grocery Tax Ban

November 13, 2018 / Sabrina Balderama

Willamette Week

Nigel Jaquiss 

November 6, 2018

Voters considered two questions on the state-wide ballots being counted tonight.

Measure 103 would ban a tax on groceries. Nobody is actually proposing such a tax but the Oregon Grocers Association and the soda industry decided to make a pre-emptive strike and ask voters to lock a prohibition into the Oregon Constitution.

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