Oregon Local Option Liquor, Measure 11 (June 1908)

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The Oregon Local Option Liquor Amendment, also known as Measure 11, was on the June 1, 1908 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have granted voters of every city and town the ability to license, regulate, tax and prohibit the sale of liquors within their municipalities.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 11 (1908)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No52,34657.03%
Yes 39,442 42.97%

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:

Proposed by Initiative Petition

For constitutional amendment, giving additional and exclusive power to cities and towns, within their corporate limits, to license, regulate, control, and tax, or to suppress or prohibit theaters, race-tracks, pool-rooms, bowling alleys, billiard halls, and the sale of liquors, subject to the provisions of the local option law of the State of Oregon. --- Vote YES or NO.

320. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

321. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 11 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on January 27, 1908.[1]

Similar measures

Approveda Oregon Local Option Liquor, Measure 3 (June 1904)

Defeatedd Oregon Local Option Liquor Privileges, Measure 3 (June 1906)

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