Oregon City and County Consolidation, Measure 7 (June 1927)

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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.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 7 (June 1927)
Defeatedd No57,61358.24%
Yes 41,309 41.76%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

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.
Vote YES or NO.

312. Yes, I vote for the amendment.

313. No, I vote against the amendment.


Path to the ballot

Measure 7 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State by the Legislative Assembly on March 3, 1927.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 13, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.