Klamath River Dam Removal Advisory Vote, Measure G (November 2010)

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Klamath River
A Klamath River Dam Removal Advisory Vote, Measure G ballot proposition was on the November 2, 2010 ballot in Siskiyou County.[1] It was defeated.[2]

The dams on the Klamath River are scheduled to be removed as part of the Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement. This advisory vote was put on the ballot by those who oppose the removal of the dams in order to assess how voters see the dam removal issue.

Election results

  • Yes: 3,640 (21.16%)
  • No: 13,564 (78.84%) Defeatedd

These election results are from the Siskiyou County elections division (dead link) as of November 27, 2010.

Support for Measure G

Supporters of a "yes" vote on Measure G believed that by removing the dams, the jobs situation in the county will improve: "These agreements bring millions of dollars for job creation in Siskiyou County – JOBS in construction, river restoration, and renewable energy."

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure G: Should the Klamath River Dams (Iron Gate, Copco 1, and Copco 2) and associated hydroelectric facilities be removed?[3]

External links


  1. Siskiyou Daily, "Yes on measure G site launched," October 5, 2010
  2. Mt. Shasta News, "Final election night update: big leads for Lopey, No on Measure G," November 3, 2010
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.