Oregon Licensing of Alcohol Sold by Glass, Measure 15 (1952)
The Oregon Licensing of Alcohol Sold by Glass Amendment, also known as Measure 15, was on the November 4, 1952 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the state to license certain organizations and commercial establishments to sell alcoholic liquor by individual glass for consumption and provided for local option elections on whether to allow licensing or not.
|Oregon Measure 15 (1952)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Proposed by Initiative Petition
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AUTHORIZING ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR SALE BY INDIVIDUAL GLASS - Purpose: To amend Article I of Oregon constitution by adding section 39 thereto, which would authorize the state to license private clubs, fraternal organizations, veterans' organizations, railroad corporations operating interstate trains, and commercial establishments where food is cooked and served, for purpose of selling alcoholic liquor by individual glass for consumption on premises. Act effective 60 days after adoption. Local option elections in counties and incorporated towns containing population of 500. Legislature shall prescribe procedure for local option at biennial elections in counties or incorporated towns of less population. Act to operate uniformly and be liberally construed.
328. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.
329. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.
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- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1952
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 21, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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