Oregon District Attorney for Every County, Measure 4 (1913)

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The Oregon District Attorney for Every County Act, also known as Measure 4, was on the November 4, 1913 ballot in Oregon as a veto referendum, where it was approved, thus upholding the legislation. The measure provided a District Attorney for each county in Oregon and fixed the position's salary.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 4 (1913)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 54,179 58.67%
No38,15941.33%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Referendum Ordered by Petition of the People

COUNTY ATTORNEY ACT - Referred by authority of Mr. J. E. Craib, No. 431 Worcester Building, Portland, Oregon. Its purpose is to provide a District Attorney for each county in the State, and to fix their salaries in lieu of the present system of having a District Attorney for several counties, clothed with the authority to appoint deputies for other counties. --- Vote YES or NO

306. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

307. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 4 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on February 28, 1913.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 5, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.