Oklahoma State Question 620 (1989)

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Oklahoma State Question 620 (Initiative #339) appeared on the March 14, 1989 statewide ballot in Oklahoma. It passed, with 136,930 in favor and 44,872 opposed.

It was an initiated constitutional amendment, affecting Article 5, Section 26 of the Oklahoma Constitution.

The objective of the measure was to change the dates and times of the state legislature's regular sessions.

Oklahoma State Represenative Walter Hill was Question 620's chief sponsor.

Signatures

Oklahoma signature requirements

181,468 signatures were filed to qualify it for the ballot, versus a requirement of 136,489.

Ballot question

The question voters were asked to decide on was:

"Shall an amendment to Section 26 of Article V of Oklahoma Constitution providing that the legislature shall meet in regular session at noon on the first Monday in February and adjourn not later than 5:00 o'clock p.m. on last Friday in May every year; and in odd-numbered years, the Legislature shall also meet for one day at noon, on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January to certify state election results, organize itself and perform Constitutional duties and recess not later than 5:00 o'clock p.m. be adopted?"

Election Results

Initiative #339
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 136,930 75%
No44,87225%


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