Oregon Eastern State Hospital, Measure 2 (1910)

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The Oregon Eastern State Hospital Act, also known as Measure 2, was on the November 8, 1910 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved. The measure authorized the construction and maintenance of an "insane asylum" to be called "The Eastern Oregon State Hospital."[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 2 (1910)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 50,134 54.71%
No41,50445.29%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred to the People by Legislative Assembly

An act authorizing the purchase of a site for and the construction and maintenance of a branch insane asylum to be located, in the discretion of the Board of Trustees of the Oregon State Insane Asylum, at or within five miles of either of the following cities, to-wit: Baker City, Pendleton, or Union, in EasternOregon, to be called "The Eastern Oregon State Hospital.” --- Vote YES or NO.

302. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

303. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 2 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on February 23, 1909.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed October 30, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.