Oregon Right to Local Initiative and Referendum, Measure 8 (June 1906)

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The Oregon Right to Local Initiative and Referendum, also known as Measure 8, was on the June 4, 1906 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure created a referendum and initiative process for local and municipal laws in Oregon.[1]

Measure 8 created Section 1a of Article IV of the Oregon Constitution.[2]

Measure 8 came four years after the initiative and referendum process was created at the state-level in Oregon.

Election results

Oregon Measure 8 (1906)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 47,678 74.02%
No16,73525.98%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

The Following Is The Number and Form in Which the Question will be Printed on the Official Ballot:

Proposed By Initiative Petition

For constitutional amendment to allow the state printing, binding, and Printer’s compensation to be regulated by law at any time. --- Vote Yes or No

314. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

315. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [3]

Path to the ballot

Measure 8 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on February 3, 1906.[1]

See also

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Suggest a link

Approveda Oregon Right to Initiative and Referendum, Measure 1 (June 1902)

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed October 25, 2013
  2. Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed October 25, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.