Oregon Vacancies in Elective Office, Measure 10 (1960)

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The Oregon Vacancies in Elective Office Amendment, also known as Measure 10, was on the November 8, 1960 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure permitted the legislature to provide that an elective office becomes vacant whenever the public official serving in that office is elected to a different office.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 10 (1960)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 486,019 74.10%
No169,86525.90%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

10. ELECTIVE OFFICES: WHEN TO BECOME VACANT - Purpose: To amend Constitution to permit Legislature to provide that an elective office becomes vacant whenever the public official is elected to another office.

YES □

NO □ [2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 26, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.