Oregon Permit Industrial and Reconstruction Hospital Outside of County Seat, Measure 2 (June 1919)

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The Oregon Permit Industrial and Reconstruction Hospital Outside of County Seat Amendment, also known as Measure 2, was on the June 3, 1919 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have permitted industrial and reconstruction hospitals to be located outside of a county’s seat of government without approval from voters.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 2 (1919)
Defeatedd No40,70751.59%
Yes 38,204 48.41%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

Submitted by the legislature - INDUSTRIAL AND RECONSTRUCTION HOSPITAL AMENDMENT - Purpose: To amend section 3 of article XIV of the constitution of the state of Oregon so as to permit the location by the legislature of an industrial and reconstruction hospital in some other county than where the seat of government is, without requiring a ratification by the electors of the state. --- Vote YES or NO.

302. Yes

303. No


Path to the ballot

Measure 2 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on February 26, 1919 by the Legislative Assembly.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 11, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.