Oregon Appointment of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Measure 1 (1952)
The Oregon Appointment of Superintendent of Public Instruction Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 4, 1952 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided for the appointment, rather than election, of the superintendent of public instruction by the state board of education.
|Oregon Measure 1 (1952)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
AMENDMENT MAKING SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION APPOINTIVE - Purpose: Repeals section 1, Article VIII of Oregon constitution, which now provides for election of superintendent of public instruction, and enacts in lieu thereof section 1 which provides that the state board of education shall select and employ a superintendent of public instruction as its chief administrative officer, who shall be removable at its discretion; requiring the board to prescribe his powers and duties, except as they may otherwise be prescribed by law. Authorizes board to fix his compensation
300. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.
301. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.
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