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Oregon State Hydroelectricity Administrative Board, Measure 7 (1936)

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The Oregon State Hydroelectricity Administrative Board Amendment, also known as Measure 7, was on the November 3, 1936 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided that the board of control shall administer laws which may be enacted regarding state hydroelectric power.[1]

See Energy policy in Oregon for a full explanation of energy policy across the state.

Election results

Oregon Measure 7 (1936)
Defeatedd No208,74167.53%
Yes 100,356 32.47%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed by Initiative Petition

STATE HYDROELECTRIC TEMPORARY ADMINISTRATIVE BOARD CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT - Purpose: Constitutional amendment to provide that the board of control shall administer the laws which may be enacted to carry out the provisions of the state water power and hydroelectric amendment of the constitution, until a board or commission for such purpose shall be elected and organized as provided by law.
Vote YES or NO

314. Yes. I vote for the proposed law.

315. No. I vote against the proposed law.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 18, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.