Oregon State Legislature Open to the Public, Measure 2 (1974)

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The Oregon State Legislature Open to the Public Amendment, also known as Measure 2, was on the November 5, 1974 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure required all legislative deliberations to be open to the public.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 2 (1974)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 546,255 76.72%
No165,77823.28%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

2. OPENS ALL LEGISLATIVE DELIBERATIONS TO PUBLIC - Purpose: This constitutional amendment requires all deliberations of the legislature and all legislative committees to be open, eliminating the exception which now permits either house of the Legislature to require secrecy for a particular meeting.

YES □

NO □ [2]

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