1997 Initiative Special Election Results - Oregon
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Data for this Contest was Contributed by Z on 2007-04-14

  Initiative: State Measure No. 1 (Repeal of Right to Die)Popular Vote
No 666,275 59.91%
Yes 445,830 40.09%
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Election Notes:
  • State Measure No. 51: Repeals Law Allowing Terminally Ill Adults To Obtain Lethal Prescription
  • Special Election held on November 4, 1997
Demographic Data

2000 Population:3,421,399Enum.2000 Population Density:13.8persons/km2
1997 Population:3,304,310Est.1997 Population Density:13.3persons/km2
1990 Population:2,842,337Enum.1990 Population Density:11.4persons/km2
Land Area (2000):248,631km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.9%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Oregon Secretary of State. Official Results- State Measure No. 51- November 4, 1997- Statewide Special Election, Oregon Secretary of State (http://www.sos.state.or.us/elections/nov497/other.info/m51abst.htm) (accessed 14 Apr 2007)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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