Oregon Rights of Employees of Public Transportation, Measure 1 (1966)

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The Oregon Rights of Employees of Public Transportation Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 8, 1966 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure required public transportation agencies to “make fair and equitable arrangements to protect the interests” of employees and retired employees, such as preservation of pension rights and benefits.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 1 (1966)
Approveda Yes 468,103 79.06%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

1. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM EMPLOYES CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT - Purpose: Requires public bodies taking over any public transportation system to protect pension rights, job benefits, etc., of all existing and retired employes of old system.


NO □ [2]



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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 26, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.