Oregon Number of Voters' Signatures Required for Amendment via Initiative, Measure 4 (1954)
The Oregon Number of Voters' Signatures Required for Amendment via Initiative Amendment, also known as Measure 4, was on the November 2, 1954 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure increased the number of voters’ signatures required to put a constitutional amendment on the ballot from 8% to 10% of the legal voters who voted for the justice of the Supreme Court at the previous regular election.
|Oregon Measure 4 (1954)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
4. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS - HOW PROPOSED BY PEOPLE - Purpose: To amend Oregon Constitution by increasing 8% to 10% the number of voters’ signatures required to put a constitutional amendment on the ballot. Percentages are based on the number of legal voters who voted for justice of the Supreme Court at last regular election.
- Oregon 1954 ballot measures
- 1954 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1948-1956
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1954
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 21, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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