Oregon General Biennial Elections from June to November, Measure 4 (June 1908)

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The Oregon General Biennial Elections from June to November Amendment, also known as Measure 4, was on the June 1, 1908 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure moved the general biennial election from the first Monday of June to the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November.[1]

The measure amended Section 14 of Article II of the Oregon Constitution.[2]

Election results

Oregon Measure 4 (1908)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 65,728 77.95%
No18,59022.05%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

The Following Is The Number and Form in Which the Question will be Printed on the Official Ballot:

Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

For amendment of Section 14 of Article II of the Constitution, changing the time of holding the regular general biennial elections from the first Monday in June to the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. --- Vote YES or NO.

306. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

307. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [3]

Path to the ballot

Measure 4 was proposed by the legislative assembly and was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on February 23, 1907.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed October 28, 2013
  2. Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed October 28, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.