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Oregon Extension of Ocean Boundaries, Measure 3 (1968)

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The Oregon Extension of Ocean Boundaries Amendment, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 5, 1968 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure empowered the legislature to extend the state’s seaward boundaries or jurisdiction.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 3 (1968)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 588,166 80.36%
No143,76819.64%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

3. EMPOWERING LEGISLATURE TO EXTEND OCEAN BOUNDARIES - Purpose: Amends Article XVI, Oregon Constitution. Permits legislature to extend state’s seaward boundaries or jurisdiction under authority of laws heretofore or hereafter enacted by Congress of United States.

YES □

NO □

Support

Supporters

  • State Senator Al Flegel[1]
  • State Representative Jason Boe
  • State Representative W.S. Ouderkirk

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