1998 Initiative General Election Results - Oregon
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  Initiative: Measure 64 (Restriction of Logging)Popular Vote
No 897,535 80.64%
Yes 215,491 19.36%
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Election Notes:
  • Prohibits many present timber harvest practices, chemical herbicides, pesticides in forest. Limits size of trees that can be harvested. Covers private, state, federal forestlands. Imposes new harvest regulations including federal regulation by classifying forestland waters as "navigable." State Board of Forestry must adopt new timber harvest methods and regulations to meet new requirements. Requires state to submit new forestland water quality plan to federal Environmental Protection Agency, seek approval before permitting logging. Authorizes citizens suits to enforce new harvest restrictions or other provisions of measure.
Demographic Data

2000 Population:3,421,399Enum.2000 Population Density:13.8persons/km2
1998 Population:3,352,449Est.1998 Population Density:13.5persons/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- November 3, 1998 General Election, Oregon Secretary of State (http://www.sos.state.or.us/elections/nov398/other.info/m64.htm) (accessed 11 May 2007)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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