Oregon Principles for Punishment of Crime, Measure 26 (1996)
The Oregon Principles for Punishment of Crime Amendment, also known as Measure 26, was on the November 5, 1996 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure inserted constitutional language stating that laws for the punishment of crime must be based on three principles, namely, “protection of society, personal responsibility” and “accountability for one’s actions and reformation."
|Oregon Measure 26 (1996)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The ballot measure title read:
|“||AMENDS CONSTITUTION: CHANGES THE PRINCIPLES THAT GOVERN FOR PUNISHMENT OF CRIME||”|
The text of the measure can be found here.
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- of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet November 1996
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 12, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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