Oregon Prohibition of Party Nominations for Judges, Measure 13 (1914)
The Oregon Prohibition of Party Nominations for Judges Bill, also known as Measure 13, was on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have prohibited party nominations for judges and permitted any person desiring such position to be a candidate by filing a petition signed by one percent of the legal voters in the district in which such officer is seeking election.
|Oregon Measure 13 (1914)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Proposed by Initiative Petition
Initiated by authority of W. M. Davis, 623 Lumbermen’s Building, Portland, Oregon - NON-PARTISAN JUDICIARY BILL PROHIBITING PARTY NOMINATIONS FOR JUDICIAL OFFICERS. - Its purpose is to prohibit nominations for judicial offices including county judges, justices of the peace or district judges, circuit and supreme court judges, and permitting any person desiring any such office to be a candidate by filing with the proper officer, a petition signed by one per cent of the legal voters of the State or district in which such officer is to be elected. No nominations to be made at primary elections; no name to be placed on the ballot at general election except those filing petitions. --- Vote YES or NO.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1914 ballot measures
- 1914 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1912-1914
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1914
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 5, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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