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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)
Approveda Yes 588,166 80.36%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

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.


NO □ [2]



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

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 29, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.