Oregon Repeal of Capital Punishment, Measure 4 (1958)
The Oregon Repeal of Capital Punishment Amendment, also known as Measure 4, was on the November 4, 1958 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have removed the provision for death penalty for first degree murder from the constitution and empowered the legislature to determine appropriate penalty.
|Oregon Measure 4 (1958)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
4. CAPITAL PUNISHMENT BILL - Purpose: To eliminate from Oregon Constitution present provision for death penalty for first degree murder. Allows legislature to fix penalty.
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- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1958
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 21, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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