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Eugene city Corporate Rights And Campaign Spending Advisory Vote (November 2012)

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AnEugene city Corporate Rights And Campaign Spending Advisory measure was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Lane County, which is in Oregon, where it was approved.

This measure advised the City Council to request that the State Constitution be amended to establish that corporations, unions and special interest groups do not have the same constitutional rights that natural persons possess and eliminate campaign spending as a form of free speech protected by the Constitution. This is an advisory vote. No legislation will occur directly from the approval of this measure.[1]

Election results

Measure 198, Corporate Rights
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 45,574 73.52%
No16,41326.48%

Election results from Lane County, Current Election Results (dead link)'

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall Congress send to States constitutional amendment reversing negative impact of the Citizens United case and limit independent campaign spending?[1][2]


See also


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lane County Oregon Elections, Current Measures
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.


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