Oregon Eminent Domain Extended to Roads, Measure 1 (May 1920)
The Oregon Eminent Domain Extended to Roads Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the May 21, 1920 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure declared that the use of roadways for the transportation of raw products and natural resources is a public use and therefore allowed eminent domain to acquire land for roadways.
|Oregon Measure 1 (May 1920)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Constitutional Amendment - Submitted to the People by the Legislative Assembly
Submitted by the legislature - CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT EXTENDING EMINENT DOMAIN OVER ROADS AND WAYS - Purpose: To amend section 18 of article 1 of the constitution of the state of Oregon so as to declare that the use of all roads and ways requisite for the transportation of the raw products of mine, farm and forest is a public use and necessary to the development and welfare of the state. --- Vote YES or NO.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1920 ballot measures
- 1920 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1916-1921
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1920
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 12, 2013
- Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed November 12, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
State of Oregon
List of Oregon ballot measures | Local measures | School bond issues | Ballot measure laws | Initiative laws | History of I&R | History of direct democracy | Campaign Finance Requirements | Recall process |
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Auditor | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Administrator of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Director of Fish and Wildlife | Commissioner of Labor and Industries | Commissioner of Public Utilities |