PHOTO/TIMOTHY J. GONZALEZ
Russ Walker (center), chief petitioner for Measure 30, and Angela Wilhelms (right), campaign manager, react to the first vote tally on the income tax measure Tuesday in Wilsonville. Measure 30 was rejected by Oregon voters in the vote by mail election.
Voters sent a clear message to lawmakers Tuesday: Lower our taxes.
Oregonians easily overturned the state Legislature’s $1.2 billion tax increase, rejecting the tax referendum by a 3-to-2 margin.