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Oregon Nuclear Missile Freeze, Measure 5 (1982)

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The Oregon Nuclear Missile Freeze Act, also known as Measure 5, was on the November 2, 1982 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure sent a message from the “People of Oregon” to the President of the United States, Secretary of Defense, Secretary of State and Congress to develop an agreement to halt “the testing, production, and further deployment of nuclear weapons” between the United States and Soviet Union.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 5 (1982)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 623,089 61.63%
No387,90738.37%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

5. PEOPLE OF OREGON URGE MUTUAL FREEZE ON NUCLEAR WEAPONS DEVELOPMENT
QUESTION - Shall the people urge United States to propose to Soviet Union a mutual freeze on nuclear weapons system development, deployment?

PURPOSE - Measure directs that the President of the United States, Secretary of Defense, Secretary of State and all members of Congress be told that the People of Oregon urge the United States to propose to the Soviet Union “that both countries agree to immediately halt the testing, production, and further deployment of all nuclear weapons, missiles, and delivery systems in a way that can be checked and verified by both sides.” Governor to send written message.

YES □

NO □ [2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 10, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.