Oregon Voter Registration Requirements Amendment (2010)
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The ballot title read as follows:
Requires first-time Oregon voter registration applicants to provide specified evidence of United States citizenship.
Result of "Yes" Vote: "Yes" vote requires first-time Oregon voter registration to provide specified evidence of citizenship: driver license; birth certificate; passport; naturalization, immigration and tribal membership documents.
Result of "No" Vote: "No" vote retains existing state requirements for voter registration, which include an indication of United States citizenship, signed attestation that person is qualified to vote.
Summary: Current Oregon law requires a voter registrant to provide an indication of United States citizenship and to attest by signature that the person is qualified to vote. Measure requires first-time Oregon voter registrant to provide one of the following specified documents to show citizenship: an Oregon driver license or non-operating identification license issued after October 1, 1996, or the same from another state indicating that the person has provided proof of citizenship; birth certificate, with documentation of any name change; United States passport; naturalization documents or verified naturalization certificate number; other documents or method of proof established under federal Immigration Reform and Control Act; Bureau of Indian Affairs or tribal treaty card number, or tribal enrollment number. May conflict with federal law. Other provisions.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Oregon signature requirements
According to the secretary of state, supporters did not file signatures in an attempt to qualify the measure for the 2010 ballot. Initiative petitions for statutes required six percent of 1,379,475, or 82,769 signatures. The deadline for filing signatures for the November 2, 2010 ballot was July 2, 2010.
- Voter Registration Requirements Amendment summary
- Full text of proposal, as filed
- Certified ballot title, September 4, 2009
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