Oregon Additional Circuit Court Judges, Measure 8 (1930)

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The Oregon Additional Circuit Court Judges Act, also known as Measure 8, was on the November 4, 1930 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have provided two additional judges of the circuit court for the fourth judicial district in Multnomah County.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 8 (1930)
Defeatedd No137,54977.57%
Yes 39,770 22.43%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred Bill - Referendum Ordered by Petition of the People - Vote YES or NO

TWO ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGES BILL - Purpose: To provide for two additional judges of the circuit court of the state of Oregon for the fourth judicial district, comprising Multnomah county.

314. Yes, I vote for the proposed law.

315. No, I vote against the proposed law.


Path to the ballot

Measure 8 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on May 24, 1929.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 15, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.