Oregon City and County Consolidation, Measure 7 (June 1927)
The Oregon City and County Consolidation Amendment, also known as Measure 7, was on the June 28, 1927 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have allowed any city with a population over 100,000 situated within one county to consolidate with that county.
|Oregon Measure 7 (June 1927)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
Submitted by the Legislature - CITY AND COUNTY CONSOLIDATION AMENDMENT - Purpose: To authorize any city of over 100,000 population situated wholly within one county to consolidate by its charter with any or all other public corporations of said county. Such consolidation may include territory without the city, but within the county. Such charter must be submitted separately to the electors of said city and of the territory proposed to be consolidated with it, and to be adopted must receive a majority vote in each. If so approved notice thereof with copy of such charter shall be sent secretary of state. Legislature shall provide for government of any remainder of county.
312. Yes, I vote for the amendment.
313. No, I vote against the amendment.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1927 ballot measures
- 1927 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1922-1928
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1927
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 13, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.