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Oregon County Home Rule, Measure 11 (1958)

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The Oregon County Home Rule Amendment, also known as Measure 11, was on the November 4, 1958 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed any county to adopt a home rule charter, upon the approval of voters, to provide for the exercise of authority over county-level concerns.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 11 (1958)
Approveda Yes 311,516 66.49%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

11. COUNTY HOME RULE AMENDMENT - Purpose: Authorizes the voters in any county to adopt charter to provide for the exercise of authority over matters of county concern. Initiative and referendum powers also are reserved to the legal voters of counties adopting a charter.


NO □


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 21, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.