Oregon Daylight Savings Time, Measure 6 (1954)

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The Oregon Daylight Savings Time Act, also known as Measure 6, was on the November 2, 1954 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have instituted daylight savings time throughout the State of Oregon.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 6 (1954)
Defeatedd No300,00754.32%
Yes 252,305 45.68%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed by Initiative Petition

6. ESTABLISHING DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME - Purpose: To establish daylight saving time in all parts of Oregon within the Pacific time zone. Daylight saving time would become effective every year at 2:00 o’clock A.M. on the last Sunday in September. Repeals the present law.


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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.