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Oklahoma Impeachment of State Officials, State Question 119 (October 1923)

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The Oklahoma Impeachment of State Officials Initiative, also known as State Question 119, was on the October 2, 1923 ballot in Oklahoma as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure provided a method for convening the legislature to investigate the conduct of state officials and subject them to impeachment.[1]

Aftermath

The measure was later ruled inoperative and thrown out by the state Supreme Court in Simpson v. Hill et al.

Election results

Oklahoma State Question 119 (1923)
OverturnedotOverturned Case:Simpson v. Hill et al 18968
ResultVotesPercentage
Yes 209,452 74.78%
No70,63825.22%

Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State

Text of measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

Path to the ballot

106,360 signatures were filed to qualify it for the ballot.

See also

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