Oregon Majority of All Electors to Approve Initiated Laws, Measure 11 (1912)

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The Oregon Majority of All Electors to Approve Initiated Laws Amendment, also known as Measure 11, was on the November 5, 1912 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have required a majority of all registered voters, rather than a majority of those voting, for the adoption of any law via the ballot.[1]

Measure 6 of 1912 was also on the ballot. Measure 6 would have required a majority of all registered voters, rather than a majority of those voting, for the adoption of any constitutional amendment via the ballot. Measure 6 was defeated.

Election results

Oregon Measure 11 (1912)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No68,86165.84%
Yes 35,721 34.16%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

For the amending of Section 1, Article IV of the Constitution of the State of Oregon so as to require a majority of all electors voting at any election to adopt constitutional amendment and pass initiative measures and a majority vote only of electors voting thereon to reject a measure referred to the people. --- Vote YES or NO.

322. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

323. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

See also

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Defeatedd Oregon Majority of All Electors to Approve Constitutional Changes, Measure 6 (1912)

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lake County Examiner, "Majority Rule Amendment," October 31, 1912
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.