Oregon Office of Lieutenant Governor, Measure 2 (1914)
The Oregon Office of Lieutenant Governor Amendment, also known as Measure 2, was on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have created the office of the Lieutenant Governor and provided a line of succession to the governorship.
|Oregon Measure 2 (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 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT of Section 8 of Article V of the Constitution of Oregon, for the purpose of creating the office of Lieutenant-Governor, who shall act as Governor in case of the inability of the Governor to perform his duties, and who shall also act as President of the Senate, fixing his salary at $10.00 per day, but only while the Legislature is in session, and providing for the Speaker of the House to act as Governor in case of the inability of both the Governor and Lieutenant-Governor to act. --- Vote YES or NO.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1914 ballot measures
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- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- 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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