The Oregon Repeal of "Death with Dignity" Act, also known as Measure 26, was on the November 4, 1997 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have repealed a law allowing terminally ill adults to obtain physician’s prescription for lethal drugs.
| Oregon Measure 51 (1997)|
|Yes|| 445,830|| 40.09%|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The ballot measure title read:
||REPEALS LAW ALLOWING TERMINALLY ILL ADULTS TO OBTAIN LETHAL PRESCRIPTION
The text of the measure can be found here.
Oregon "Death with Dignity," Measure 16 (1994)