Oregon Regulation of Commercial Advertising, Measure 2 (1936)

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The Oregon Regulation of Commercial Advertising Amendment, also known as Measure 2, was on the November 3, 1936 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have forbidden regulation of any commercial advertisement as long as the advertisement is true.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 2 (1936)
Defeatedd No222,89769.00%
Yes 100,141 31.00%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed by Initiative Petition

AMENDMENT FORBIDDING PREVENTION OR REGULATION OF CERTAIN ADVERTISING IF TRUTHFUL - Purpose: To forbid by constitutional amendment the prohibition or regulation of any advertisement of any business, vocation, profession, service or of the sale of any goods or other property, or of any quality, price or other detail in connection therewith, provided the advertisement states the truth; and repealing all provisions of existing laws making such regulation or prohibition.
Vote YES or NO

302. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.

303. 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.