Oregon Legislature can Revise Constitution, Measure 5 (1960)

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The Oregon Legislature can Revise Constitution Amendment, also known as Measure 5, was on the November 8, 1960 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted the legislature to revise the constitution and refer their revisions to voters for approval.[1]


Election results

Oregon Measure 5 (1960)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 358,367 55.28%
No289,89544.72%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

5. AUTHORIZING LEGISLATURE TO PROPOSE REVISED CONSTITUTION - Purpose: To amend Constitution to permit the Legislature to revise the Constitution in whole or in part and to refer it to the voters for approval.

YES □

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.