Oregon Daylight Savings Time, Measure 6 (1962)

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The Oregon Daylight Savings Time Act, also known as Measure 6, was on the November 6, 1962 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure established daylight savings time throughout the State of Oregon from the last Sunday in April until the last Saturday in September.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 6 (1962)
Approveda Yes 388,154 62.83%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

6. DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME - Purpose: To establish daylight saving time in all parts of Oregon within the Pacific time zone from last Sunday in April until last Saturday in September.


NO □ [2]



  • State Senator Alice Corbett[1]
  • State Representative Kessler Cannon
  • State Representative Ed Whelan

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 26, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.