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Oregon American Citizenship Required to Vote, Measure 1 (1914)

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The Oregon American Citizenship Required to Vote Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure required voters to be citizens of the United States of America.[1]

Measure 1 amended Section 2 of Article II of the Oregon Constitution.[2]

Election results

Oregon Measure 1 (1914)
Approveda Yes 164,879 80.54%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

FOR AN AMENDMENT of Section 2 of Article II of the Constitution of Oregon, so as to require voters to be citizens of the United States, in all elections, unless otherwise provided for in the Constitution. --- Vote YES or NO.

300. Yes

301. No


Path to the ballot

Measure 1 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on January 31, 1913.[1]

See also

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 5, 2013
  2. Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed November 5, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.