Oregon Compulsory Workers' Compensation, Measure 3 (1964)

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The Oregon Compulsory Workers' Compensation Act, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 3, 1964 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have required employers to provide employees with workers’ compensation from a compulsory state system known as the State Industrial Accident Commission.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 3 (1964)
Defeatedd No549,41472.81%
Yes 205,182 27.19%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

3. LEASING PROPERTY FOR STATE USE - Purpose: To amend Constitution to permit State of Oregon and its agencies to lease real property for a period not exceeding 20 years.


NO □ [2]





  • Bi-Partisan Committee for Sane Legislation[1]
  • United Citizens for Sound Government
  • Workmen’s Family Protection Union
  • Workmen’s Committee Against Unfair Practices
  • Committee for Fair Workmen’s Compensation

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 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.