Oregon School District Election Amendment, Measure 54
or House Joint Measure (HJR 4)
was on the November 4, 2008 general election ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
. It was approved
Measure 54 removed provisions relating to qualifications of electors for school district elections. It was a technical fix designed to remove an odd but inoperative provision in the Oregon Constitution which barred those under 21 from voting in school board elections. The provision removed by Measure 54, apparently, was not changed when the voting age was lowered to 18. Measure 54 appeared on the in Oregon.
| Measure 54 (2008)|
| Yes|| 1,194,173|| 72.59%|
- Election results from Oregon Secretary of State
Text of measure
The measure's ballot title was:
Standardizes Voting Eligibility For School Board Elections With Other State And Local Elections.
The full text of constitutional changes approved by Measure 54 is available here.