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Oregon Office of Lieutenant Governor, Measure 2 (1914)

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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.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 2 (1914)
Defeatedd No143,80473.43%
Yes 52,040 26.57%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

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.

302. Yes

303. No


Path to the ballot

Measure 2 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on February 7, 1913.[1]

See also

Suggest a link

Defeatedd Oregon Office of Lieutenant Governor and Line of Succession, Measure 2 (1912)

External links


  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.