Oregon Baker County Required to Provide Additional Judge Salary, Measure 8 (1910)

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The Oregon Baker County Required to Provide Additional Judge Salary Act, also known as Measure 8, was on the November 8, 1910 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was defeated, thus overturning the legislation. The measure would have required Baker County to pay the Judge of the Eighth Judicial District an additional $1,000 in addition to the annual salary of $3,000 the judge receives from the state.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 8 (1910)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No71,50384.46%
Yes 13,161 15.54%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referendum Ordered by Petition of the People

An act providing for the payment of $1000.00 annually to the Judge of the Eighth Judicial District, by Baker county, in addition to the annual salary of $3000.00 received by him from the State. --- Vote YES or NO.

314. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

315. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

Path to the ballot

Senate Bill No. 32, the legislation vetoed, was passed by the Senate on January 22, 1909 and the House of Representatives on February 2, 1909.

Measure 8 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on May 20, 1909.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed October 30, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.