Oregon Filling Vacancies in the State Legislature, Measure 6 (1930)

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The Oregon Filling Vacancies in the State Legislature Amendment, also known as Measure 6, was on the November 4, 1930 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed the process of filling vacancies in the state legislature to be determined by law.[1]

Measure 6 amended Section 3 of Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.[2]

Election results

Oregon Measure 6 (1930)
Approveda Yes 85,836 52.89%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly - Vote YES or NO

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT FOR FILING VACANCIES IN THE LEGISLATURE - Purpose: To amend section 3 of article IV of the constitution of Oregon to authorize the filling of vacancies in the legislature in such manner as may be provided by law.

310. Yes, I vote for repealing the Article.

311. No, I vote against repealing the Article.


Path to the ballot

Measure 6 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State by the Legislative Assembly on March 2, 1929.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 15, 2013
  2. Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed November 13, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.