Oregon Managerial Form of County Government, Measure 2 (1944)
The Oregon Managerial Form of County Government Amendment, also known as Measure 2, was on the November 7, 1944 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed counties, by majority vote of the constituents therein, to adopt a county manager and commission form of county government.
|Oregon Measure 2 (1944)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
AMENDMENT AUTHORIZING CHANGE TO MANAGERIAL FORM OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT - Purpose: To amend Article VI, Oregon Constitution, by adding a new section thereto authorizing the legislature to prescribe the method and means whereby any county, by majority vote of the electors therein, may adopt a county manager and commission form of county government in lieu of its present government.
302. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.
303. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.
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- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1944
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 19, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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