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Oregon Single Item Veto, Measure 1 (1916)

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The Oregon Single Item Veto Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 7, 1916 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the Governor to veto single items in appropriation bills.[1]

Measure 1 amended Section 15 of Article V of the Oregon Constitution.[2]

Election results

Oregon Measure 1 (1916)
Approveda Yes 141,773 72.71%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

Submitted by the Legislature. - SINGLE ITEM VETO AMENDMENT - An amendment to Section 15 of Article V of the Constitution of the State of Oregon authorizing the Governor to veto single items in appropriation bills. --- Vote YES or NO.

300. Yes

301. No


Path to the ballot

Measure 1 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on February 1, 1915 by the Legislative Assembly.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 8, 2013
  2. Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed November 8, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.