Oregon Lieutenant Governor, Measure 5 (June 1919)
The Oregon Lieutenant Governor Amendment, also know as Measure 4, was on the June 3, 1919 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided for a Lieutenant Governor for Oregon.
|Oregon Measure 5 (1919)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
Submitted by the legislature - LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT - Purpose: Amending sections 1 and 8 of article V of the constitution of the state of Oregon by providing for the election of a lieutenant governor whose election, term of office and qualifications shall be as now provided for the governor, who shall be president of the senate, receiving therefor a salary of $10 a day during the legislative session, and 'who shall be governor in case of vacancy; and that if this amendment is adopted the governor shall appoint a lieutenant governor to hold office until a lieutenant governor is elected by the people at the general election in 1922. --- Vote YES or NO.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1919 ballot measures
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- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1916-1921
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1919
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 11, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.