Oregon U.S. Senate Elections, Measure 14 (June 1908)

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The Oregon U.S. Senate Elections Bill, also known as Measure 14, was on the June 1, 1908 ballot in Oregon as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure instructed the state legislature to vote for and elect the candidate for the United States Senate who received the highest number of votes in a general election.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 14 (1908)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 69,668 76.70%
No21,16223.30%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

The Following Is The Number and Form in Which the Question will be Printed on the Official Ballot:

Proposed by Initiative Petition

A bill for a law instructing members of the Legislature to vote for and elect the candidates for United States Senator who receive the highest number of votes at the general election. --- Vote YES or NO.

326. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

327. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Path to the ballot

Measure 14 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on January 29, 1908.[1]

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