Oregon Revoke Governor’s Authority to Ban Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Measure 8 (1988)

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The Oregon Revoke Governor’s Authority to Ban Sexual Orientation Discrimination Act, also known as Measure 8, was on the November 8, 1988 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure revoked the governor’s authority to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation in state executive department employment and services.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 8 (1988)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 626,751 52.75%
No561,35547.25%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

8. REVOKES BAN ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION DISCRIMINATION IN STATE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
QUESTION - Shall voters revoke Governor’s authority to ban discrimination, based on sexual orientation, in state executive department employment and services?

EXPLANATION - Enacts new law. Revokes Governor's order which bans discrimination, based on sexual orientation, both in executive branch employment and in carrying out executive branch duties within state government. Measure provides that no state official shall forbid taking personnel action against a state employe because of the employe's sexual orientation. Measure permits state officials to forbid taking personnel actions against state employes based on nonjob related factors. For the purposes of this measure, sexual orientation means heterosexuality, homosexuality, or bisexuality.

YES □

NO □ [2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 11, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.