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Oregon Election of Primary Delegates, Measure 28 (1914)

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The Oregon Election of Primary Delegates Bill, also known as Measure 28, was on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized the election of delegates by voters to recommend candidates at primary nominating conventions for all public offices in Oregon.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 28 (1914)
Defeatedd No126,20168.57%
Yes 57,859 31.43%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed by Initiative Petition

Measure initiated by David M. Dunne, 40 17th St. N., Portland, Oregon, Henry Hahn, 235 Cornell Road, Portland, Oregon. - PRIMARY DELEGATE ELECTION BILL. - Its purpose is to authorize a primary election of delegates to recommend names of persons to be voted for at the primary nominating elections. --- Vote YES or NO.

354. Yes

355. No


Path to the ballot

Measure 28 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on July 2, 1914 by David M. Dunne of Portland.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 5, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.