Oregon Marijuana Possession as a Class C Misdemeanor, Measure 57 (1998)

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The Oregon Marijuana Possession as a Class C Misdemeanor Act, also known as Measure 57, was on the November 3, 1998 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislature. The measure would have made the possession of less than one ounce of marijuana a Class C misdemeanor.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 57 (1998)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No736,96866.46%
Yes 371,967 33.54%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The ballot measure title read:[1]

MAKES POSSESSION OF LIMITED AMOUNT OF MARIJUANA CLASS C MISDEMEANOR[2]

The text of the measure can be found here.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 14, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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