Oregon Terms of Defeated Incumbents, Measure 6 (1970)
The Oregon Terms of Defeated Incumbents Amendment, also known as Measure 6, was on the November 3, 1970 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure disallowed a defeated incumbent for holding office beyond his or her elected term and provided for appointment of a temporary successor if an election is being contested in courts.
|Oregon Measure 6 (1970)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
6. LIMITS TERMS OF DEFEATED INCUMBENTS - Purpose: Constitutional Amendment provides that an incumbent who seeks re-election and is defeated cannot hold over in office beyond his elected term. It further provides for appointment of temporary successor if an election contest is pending in courts, and no one has otherwise qualified for office.
NO □ 
- State Senator Betty Roberts
- State Representative Jack Anunsen
- State Representative Irvin Mann, Jr.
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- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1958-1970
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1970
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 2, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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