Oregon Primary Elections in September, Measure 1 (January 1936)

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The Oregon Primary Elections in September Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the January 31, 1936 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have moved primary nominating elections from May to the first Friday after the first Monday in September.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 1 (January 1936)
Defeatedd No155,92271.79%
Yes 61,270 28.21%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

BILL CHANGING PRIMARY ELECTIONS TO SEPTEMBER WITH OTHER RESULTING CHANGES - Purpose: To change the time of holding primary nominating elections from the third Friday in May to the first Friday after the first Monday in September and making the necessary conventions of political parties and the nomination of national committeemen and committeewomen of political parties and in the times for performing certain other acts and official duties in connection with electors.
Vote YES or NO

300. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.

301. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 18, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.