Oregon Legislators' Terms Begin at Start of Legislative Session, Measure 1 (1960)

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The Oregon Legislators' Terms Begin at Start of Legislative Session Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 8, 1960 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure made the start of a legislator’s term of office correlate with the start of the regular legislative session after their election.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 1 (1960)
Approveda Yes 579,022 86.27%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

1. FIXING COMMENCEMENT OF LEGISLATORS' TERMS - Purpose: The amend the Constitution to make legislators’ term of office start at the same time as the regular legislative session.


NO □ [2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 26, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.