Editorial

Election 2016: Summary of The Register-Guard recommendations

The following is a summary of recommendations The Register-Guard has made to voters for the Nov. 8 general election. The editors are fallible human beings who stand an average chance of being wrong. However, these recommendations are made after sincere appraisals of the choices on the ballot.

No recommendations are listed in uncontested races. An archive of news articles and editorials relating to the election can be reviewed at www.registerguard.com.

Election endorsements at a glance

• Measure 100 would prohibit the sale of products from and parts of 12 species of endangered animals. Yes.

The Portland Mercury Endorsement: Yes on Measure 100 (Oregon Wildlife Trafficking Prevention)

MEASURE 100 (Oregon Wildlife Trafficking Prevention): YES

 

With measure 100, Oregonians are asked whether to ban the sale of animal parts from 12 endangered animals: rhinoceroses, cheetahs, tigers, sea turtles, lions, elephants, whales, sharks, pangolins(!), jaguars, rays, and leopards.

 

Vote Yes on Measure 100

While this election season has left many voters confused and with a plate full of difficult decisions, Measure 100 should not be one of them.

As the home of the Hatfield Marine Science Center, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, and the Oregon Coast Aquarium, Lincoln County should have no problem voting yes for the Wildlife Trafficking Prevention Act.

State measures: Our take on what's on the Nov. 8 ballot

The biggest item among the seven statewide ballot measures on the Nov. 8 ballot is Measure 97, which would add a 2.5 percent gross tax on the sales of any business with sales in Oregon of more than $25 million a year. It would apply to businesses headquartered in Oregon as well as those headquartered elsewhere and generate about $3 billion a year for the state’s general fund.

Street Roots' 2016 endorsements: Ballot measures

Yes on Measure 97. Yes For Affordable Homes. And more endorsements on local and statewide ballot measures.

The Skanner News Endorsements

✔ YES

MEASURE 100 would prohibit the sale of products from and parts of 12 species of endangered animals.

 

The Source Weekly's Endorsements for 2016 Ballot Measures

Measure 9-110: Yes

 

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    City of Bend - Recreational Marijuana Sales Tax

    Should Bend impose a 3 percent tax on the sale of recreational marijuana?

    Editorials: Mixed reviews for Measures 96, 100

    Let's resume our examination of some of the state ballot measures that haven't received a lot of attention during this year's election season.

    Measure 96

    Measure 100

    Measure 100 would prohibit the purchase or sale of parts or products from certain endangered wildlife species; the measure, if passed, would specifically block the purchase or sale of parts or products from elephants, rhinoceroses, whales, tigers, lions, leopards, cheetahs, jaguars, pangolins, sea turtles, sharks and rays.

    Editorials: Mixed reviews for Measures 96, 100

    Let's resume our examination of some of the state ballot measures that haven't received a lot of attention during this year's election season.

    Measure 96

    Measure 100

    Measure 100 would prohibit the purchase or sale of parts or products from certain endangered wildlife species; the measure, if passed, would specifically block the purchase or sale of parts or products from elephants, rhinoceroses, whales, tigers, lions, leopards, cheetahs, jaguars, pangolins, sea turtles, sharks and rays.