Oregon Ballot Measure 55 (2008)

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Measure 58
Changes Operative Date Of Redistricting Plans; Allows Affected Legislators To Finish Term In Original District.
Results
Yes or no Votes Percentage
Yes check.svg Yes 1,251,478 77.42%
X mark.svg No 364,993 22.58%
Total votes 1,616,471 100.00%
Voter turnout 85.7%
Results by county
Oregon 2008 Measure 51.svg
  Yes
  No
Source: Oregon Secretary of State [1]

Oregon Ballot Measure 55 (2008) or House Joint Resolution (HJR) 31 was a legislatively referred constitutional amendment that was put before voters in 2008. This measure was designed to fix a situation where State Senators whose seats are not up in the next cycle following a redistricting are forced to move to their new district. It had no organized opposition. The measure appeared on the November 4, 2008 general election ballot in Oregon.

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Official Ballot Title[edit]

The official ballot title for this measure is: Changes Operative Date Of Redistricting Plans; Allows Affected Legislators To Finish Term In Original District

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bradbury, Bill (4 November 2008). "Official Results – November 4, 2008 General Election" (Website). Elections Division. Oregon Secretary of State. Retrieved December 24, 2008. 

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