Oregon "Insane Hospital" in Multnomah County, Measure 4 (May 1934)

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The Oregon "Insane Hospital" in Multnomah County Act, also known as Measure 4, was on the May 18, 1934 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized the construction and operation of an “insane hospital” in Multnomah County.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 4 (May 1934)
Defeatedd No108,81654.03%
Yes 92,575 45.97%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed Law - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

BILL AUTHORIZING A STATE INSANE HOSPITAL IN MULTNOMAH COUNTY - Purpose: To authorize the location, construction, operation and maintenance by the state of Oregon of an insane hospital in Multnomah county, Oregon, when funds are available therefor
Vote YES or NO

306. Yes. I vote for the proposed law.

307. No. I vote against the proposed law.


Path to the ballot

Measure 4 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State by the Legislative Assembly on December 15, 1933.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 18, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.