Oregon Continuity of Government in the Event of an Enemy Attack, Measure 12 (1960)
The Oregon Continuity of Government in the Event of an Enemy Attack Amendment, also known as Measure 12, was on the November 8, 1960 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the legislature to mandate the continuation of local and state government in the event of an enemy military attack.
|Oregon Measure 12 (1960)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
12. CONTINUITY OF GOVERNMENT IN EMENMY ATTACK - Purpose: To amend Constitution to authorize Legislature to set up machinery to continue local and state government in the event of enemy attack.
NO □ 
- State Senator Jean L. Lewis
- State Representative Ben Evick
- State Representative Norman R. Howard
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- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1960
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 26, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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