Oregon Compensation for State Legislators, Measure 10 (1914)
The Oregon Compensation for State Legislators Amendment, also known as Measure 10, was on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided compensation for members of the Legislative Assembly at five dollars per working day and ten cents per mile for traveling to and from the state capital. The Speaker of the House and President of the Senate would have each received an additional five dollars per working day.
|Oregon Measure 10 (1914)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
FOR AMENDMENT of Section 29 of Article IV of the Constitution of Oregon, providing compensation for members of the Legislative Assembly at five dollars per day for each actual working day, and ten cents per mile in going to and returning from the seat of government by the most usual traveled route. Per diem not to exceed three hundred dollars for any regular, nor one hundred and twenty five dollars for any extra, session. The Speaker of the House and President of the Senate each to receive five dollars per day additional. --- Vote YES or NO.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1914 ballot measures
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- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1912-1914
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1914
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 5, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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