Oregon Voters' Registration, Measure 5 (June 1927)

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The Oregon Voters' Registration Amendment, also known as Measure 5, was on the June 28, 1927 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure required constituents to be registered as voters as a qualification to vote.[1]

Measure 5 amended Section 2 of Article II of the Oregon Constitution.[2]

Election results

Oregon Measure 5 (June 1927)
Approveda Yes 64,956 52.90%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

Submitted by the Legislature - VOTERS' REGISTRATION AMENDMENT - Purpose: To require voters at elections, not otherwise provided for by the constitution, to be duly registered prior thereto in the manner provided by law, as a qualification to be entitled to vote at such election, and to ratify an act passed by the thirty-fourth legislative assembly purporting to carry into effect this amendment, if adopted by the people.
Vote YES or NO.

304. Yes, I vote for the amendment.

305. No, I vote against the amendment.


Path to the ballot

Measure 5 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State by the Legislative Assembly on February 4, 1927.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 13, 2013
  2. Oregon Blue Book, "Oregon State Constitution," accessed November 13, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.