Oregon Requirements for Veterans' Loans, Measure 6 (1972)

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The Oregon Requirements for Veterans' Loans Amendment, also known as Measure 6, was on the November 7, 1972 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure liberalized requirements for veterans’ loans for residents who served in the military between 1940-1947 and 1950-1960 and provided loan eligibility to spouses whose partners were killed, missing in action or prisoners of war.[1]

Measure 6 amended Section 3 of Article XI-A of the Oregon Constitution.[2]

Election results

Oregon Measure 6 (1972)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 736,802 84.70%
No133,13915.30%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

6. BROADENS ELIGIBILITY FOR VETERANS’ LOANS - Purpose: Amends Oregon Constitution to liberalize requirements for veterans’ loans for certain Oregon residents who served in the armed forces between 1940-1947 and 1950-1960. Also provides for eligibility of certain spouses whose husbands were killed, missing in action or prisoners of war.

YES □

NO □ [3]

Support

Supporters

  • State Senator George Eivers[1]
  • State Representative Sidney Bazett
  • State Representative Norman R. Howard

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 2, 2013
  2. Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed December 2, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.