Oregon Uniform Standard Time, Measure 6 (1950)

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The Oregon Uniform Standard Time Bill, also known as Measure 6, was on the November 7, 1950 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was approved, thus upholding the legislation. The measure established a uniform standard time throughout the State of Oregon.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 6 (1950)
Approveda Yes 277,633 58.70%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referendum Ordered by Petition of the People

PROVIDING UNIFORM STANDARD TIME IN OREGON - Purpose: To establish uniform standard time in Oregon; authorizes governor to vary such standard Oregon time by not more than one hour, upon making a formal finding of fact that the economy and general welfare of this state are at material disadvantage by lack of uniformity between standard Oregon time and the time in general use in states bordering on Oregon. Such fact to appear by a proclamation and published throughout the state, showing necessity for varying the uniform standard time to eliminate such condition. Thereafter standard Oregon time shall be and exist as stated in such public proclamation.
Vote YES or NO

310. Yes. I vote for the proposed law.

311. No. I vote against the proposed law.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 20, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.