Oregon Voter Qualifications for Presidential Elections, Measure 7 (1960)

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The Oregon Voter Qualifications for Presidential Election Amendment, also known as Measure 7, was on the November 8, 1960 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure granted residents the ability to vote for the United States President although they may not have met the requirement of six months residence in the state for other elections.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 7 (1960)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 508,108 73.42%
No183,97726.58%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

7. VOTER QUALIFICATION AMENDMENT - Purpose: Amends Constitution to permit voters otherwise qualified to vote for United States President although they do not meet requirement of six months residence in the state.

YES □

NO □ [2]

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References

  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.