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Oklahoma Public Service Corporation Jurisdiction, State Question 24 (1910)

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The Oklahoma Public Service Corporation Jurisdiction Amendment, also known as State Question 24, was on the November 8, 1910 ballot in Oklahoma as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized railroad, transportation and transmission companies organized under Oklahoma law to transfer to or consolidate with companies organized in other states or the United States, but provided that the state courts of Oklahoma retained jurisdiction over any controversies.[1]

Election results

Oklahoma State Question 24 (1910)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No5517539.88%
Yes 83,169 60.12%

Although the measure gathered more "yes" votes than "no" votes, Oklahoma requires that the majority of all voters vote "yes" in order to pass an amendment. In 1910, a vote of 123,834 was needed to pass the measure.

Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State

Text of measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

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