Oregon Creation and Consolidation of New Counties and Municipalities, Measure 24 (1912)

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The Oregon Creation and Consolidation of New Counties and Municipalities Bill, also known as Measure 24, was on the November 5, 1912 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have legalized municipal consolidations and provided methods for the creation and organization of new counties and municipalities.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 24 (1912)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No56,99258.64%
Yes 40,199 41.36%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed by Initiative Petition

A bill for an Act providing for the consolidation of contiguous incorporated cities and towns, legalizing consolidations heretofore attempted and providing a method for the creation and organization of new counties. --- Vote YES or NO.

348. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

349. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 24 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on July 2, 1912.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 1, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.