Oregon Minimum Claim for Right to a Jury, Measure 11 (1974)

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The Oregon Minimum Claim for Right to a Jury Amendment, also known as Measure 11, was on the November 5, 1974 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure increased the minimum amount of a claim in a civil action for which the right to a jury trial is guaranteed from $20 to $200.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 11 (1974)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 480,631 68.91%
No216,85331.09%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

11. RIGHT TO JURY IN CIVIL CASES - Purpose: This constitutional amendment increases the minimum amount of a claim in a civil action for which the right to a jury trial is constitutionally guaranteed, from $20 to $200.

YES □

NO □ [2]

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