Oregon Legislature Cannot Reduce Voter-Approved Sentence Without Supermajority, Measure 10 (1994)

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The Oregon Legislature Cannot Reduce Voter-Approved Sentence Without Supermajority Amendment, also known as Measure 10, was on the November 8, 1994 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure required a two-thirds vote in each house of the legislature to reduce a criminal sentence previously approved by voters.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 10 (1994)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 763,507 64.75%
No415,67835.25%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The measure title that appeared on the ballot:[1]

10. AMENDS CONSTITUTION: LEGISLATURE CANNOT REDUCE VOTER-APPROVED SENTENCE WITHOUT 2/3 VOTE
QUESTION: Shall the state constitution require 2/3 vote of each house for legislature to reduce a criminal sentence approved by voters?

YES □

NO □ [2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 12, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.