Oregon Compulsory Retirement for Judges, Measure 9 (1960)

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The Oregon Compulsory Retirement for Judges, also known as Measure 9, was on the November 8, 1960 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure required judges to retire at the age of 75 or when disabled at age of 70.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 9 (1960)
Approveda Yes 578,471 82.43%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

9. COMPULSORY RETIREMENT FOR JUDGES - Purpose: To amend Constitution to require judges to retire at age 75. Permits Legislature to require retirement of judges when disabled or at age 70.


NO □ [2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 26, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.