Oregon Compulsory Voting and Registration, Measure 1 (1920)
The Oregon Compulsory Voting and Registration Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 2, 1920 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have required compulsory voting and registration.
|Oregon Measure 1 (1920)|
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 - COMPULSORY VOTING AND REGISTRATION AMENDMENT - Purpose: To amend section 2 of article II of the constitution of the state of Oregon so that provisions may be made by law to require compulsory voting, to require registration in their respective election precincts by all persons who are entitled to vote, to permit such persons to cast their ballots by mail or otherwise, when necessary by reason of illness, or in case of absence from the voting precinct during the entire day of election, or service in the army, navy or marine of the United States. --- Vote YES or NO.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1920 ballot measures
- 1920 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1916-1921
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1920
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 12, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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