Oregon State Normal School at Seaside, Measure 5 (1926)

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The Oregon State Normal School at Seaside Act, also known as Measure 5, was on the November 2, 1926 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have established a normal school in Seaside, Clatsop County, Oregon, known as “The Western Oregon Normal School and College.”[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 5 (1926)
Defeatedd No124,81172.28%
Yes 47,878 27.72%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposed Law - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

Submitted by the Legislature - THE SEASIDE NORMAL SCHOOL ACT - Purpose: To create and establish a normal school to be permanently located at Seaside, Clatsop county, Oregon, to be known as "The Western Oregon Normal School and College."
Vote YES or NO.

308. Yes, I vote for the proposed law

309. No, I vote against the proposed law


Path to the ballot

Measure 5 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State by the Legislative Assembly on February 21, 1925.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 13, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.