Oregon Incorporation of Municipalities into Cities, Measure 8 (1914)
The Oregon Incorporation of Municipalities into Cities Amendment, also known as Measure 8, was on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure enabled towns, cities or municipalities to merge into an adjoining city or town by vote of the electors interested.
|Oregon Measure 8 (1914)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
FOR AMENDMENT of Article XI of the Constitution of the State of Oregon by adding a section authorizing the enactment of a general law to enable an incorporated town, city, or municipality, by a vote of the electors interested, to surrender its charter and be merged into an adjoining city or town. --- Vote YES or NO.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1914 ballot measures
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- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1912-1914
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1914
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 5, 2013
- Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed November 5, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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