Oregon 1914 Statewide Election Results: Foreign Voting Measure

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It might seem strange today, but. until 1914, certain foreign citizens could vote in Oregon’s elections. This had been true since Oregon became a state. This right was taken away, in an election where foreigners could vote,¬†in a landslide.

MEASURE 1: Requiring Voters to be Citizens of the United States

REFERRED BY LEGISLATURE
PASSED

FOR AMENDMENT of Section 2 of Article II of the Constitution of Oregon, so as to require voters to be citizens of the United States, in all elections, unless otherwise provided for in the Constitution.

Key: Yes percentage in 10 percent increments from 0-10 at far left through 90-100 at far right. Darker indicates a higher yes percentage.

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