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Oklahoma Legislative Sessions, State Question 620 (March 1989)

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The Oklahoma Legislative Sessions Amendment, also known as State Question 620, was on the March 14, 1989 ballot in Oklahoma as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided that regular legislative sessions begin on the first Monday in February and adjourn on the last Friday in May.[1]

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

Election Results

Oklahoma State Question 620 (March 1989)
Approveda Yes 136,930 75.32%

Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The question voters were asked to decide on was:[2]

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 five 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 five o'clock p.m. be adopted?"


Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Path to the ballot

Oklahoma signature requirements

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

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 620," accessed November 20, 2014
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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