Oregon Presidential Primaries, Measure 29 (1910)

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The Oregon Presidential Primaries Bill, also known as Measure 29, was on the November 8, 1910 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure established closed primaries for presidential and vice-presidential candidates, provided for the direct nomination of electoral delegates to their party’s national nominating convention and provided for the payment of a delegate’s traveling expenses, not exceeding two hundred dollars.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 29 (1910)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 43,353 51.02%
No41,62448.98%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed by Initiative Petition

A bill for a law to amend the direct primary law by extending its provisions to presidential nominations, allowing voters to designate their choice for their party candidate for President and Vice-President; for direct nomination of party candidates for presidential electors; for election by party voters of delegates to their party national nominating conventions, each voter voting for one delegate; for payment of delegates' actual traveling expenses, not exceeding two hundred dollars for each delegate, and extending the publicity rights of candidates in the State nominating and general election campaign books. --- Vote YES or NO.

356. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

357. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 29 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on July 7, 1910.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed October 31, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.