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Oregon Military Service Requirements for College Degrees, Measure 4 (1936)

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The Oregon Military Service Requirements for College Degrees Bill, also known as Measure 4, was on the November 3, 1936 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have disallowed military courses, drills and services as requirements for higher education degrees.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 4 (1936)
Defeatedd No214,24661.89%
Yes 131,917 38.11%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed by Initiative Petition

NONCOMPULSORY MILITARY TRAINING BILL - Purpose: No student in attendance at any of the state institutions of higher education in the state of Oregon shall be compelled or required to take or attend any course or courses of military science and/or tactics, or to attend any military drill as a necessary requirement to obtain any degree or degrees or to be graduated from any of said institutions.
Vote YES or NO

306. Yes. I vote for the proposed law.

307. No. I vote against the proposed law.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 18, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.