Oregon Prohibition of Gambling on Animal and Vehicle Races, Measure 14 (1952)
The Oregon Prohibition of Gambling on Animal and Vehicle Races Amendment, also known as Measure 14, was on the November 4, 1952 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have prohibited and criminalized gambling on animal and vehicle races.
|Oregon Measure 14 (1952)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Proposed by Initiative Petition
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROHIBITING LOTTERIES, BOOKMAKING, PARTI-MUTUEL BETTING ON ANIMAL RACING - Purpose: To amend section 4, Article XV of the constitution, providing that no lotteries shall be authorized by the legislature, and no ticket in any lottery, pari-mutuel betting on result of horse, dog or other animal or vehicle racing shall be bought, offered for sale, or sold within the state. No bookmaking shall be authorized or any gambling device legalized, “or the remedy, penalty or punishment now provided therefor be in any way diminished.”
326. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.
327. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.
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- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1952
- 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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