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:
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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- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1952
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 21, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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