Oregon Synchronized City, County and State Elections, Measure 2 (1976)

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The Oregon Synchronized City, County and State Elections Amendment, also known as Measure 2, was on the November 2, 1976 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have required city officers to be nominated on the state-wide primary Election Day and city and county officers to be elected on the state-wide general election day.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 2 (1976)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No536,96758.78%
Yes 376,489 41.22%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

2. ALLOWS CHANGING CITY, COUNTY ELECTION DAYS
Purpose: Constitutional provisions now require city officers to be nominated on the state-wide primary election day, and city and county officers to be elected on the state-wide general election day. This measure amends those provisions to permit the legislature to adopt laws providing a different state-wide uniform day for each of such nominating or regular elections.

YES □

NO □ [2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon 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.