Oregon Criminal Trials Without Juries, Measure 2 (1932)
The Oregon Criminal Trials Without Juries Amendment, also known as Measure 2, was on the November 8, 1932 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided that any accused person, in other than capital cases, and with consent of the trial judge may relinquish their right to trial by jury and consent to be tried by the judge alone.
|Oregon Measure 2 (1932)|
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 - Vote YES or NO
AMENDMENT AUTHORIZING CRIMINAL TRIALS WITHOUT JURIES BY CONSENT OF ACCUSED - Purpose: To provide that any accused person in other than capital cases, and with the consent of the trial judge, may choose to relinquish his right of trial by jury and consent to be tried by the judge of the court alone, such election to be in writing.
302. Yes. I vote for the amendment.
303. No. I vote against the amendment.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1932 ballot measures
- 1932 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1930-1936
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1932
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 15, 2013
- Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed November 15, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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