Oklahoma State Legislative Term Limits, State Question 632 (September 1990)

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The Oklahoma State Legislative Term Limits Amendment, also known as State Question 632, was on the September 18, 1990 ballot in Oklahoma as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided that any member of the legislature elected after the effective date of this amendment be allowed to serve no more than 12 years.[1]

Election results

Oklahoma State Question 632 (September 1990)
Approveda Yes 437,806 67.26%

Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The question appeared on the ballot as:[2]

This measure amends Article 5, Section 17 of the Oklahoma Constitution by adding Section 17A. It provides that any member of the Legislature elected to office after the effective date of this Amendment would be allowed to serve no more than 12 years. Years served need not be consecutive and service in either House of the Legislature shall be counted. Time served by a member elected or appointed to serve less than a full term shall not be counted. No member who has completed a 12-year term shall be allowed to serve a partial term. Members serving on the effective date or who have been elected or appointed to serve are allowed to serve an additional 12 years. The measure shall become effective on the 1st day of the year following its approval.


Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Path to the ballot

205,418 signatures were filed to qualify State Question 632 for the ballot.

See also

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External links


  1. Oklahoma Secretary of State, "State Questions," accessed November 20, 2014
  2. Oklahoma Secretary of State, "State Question 632," accessed November 20, 2014
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.