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

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The Oregon Office of Lieutenant Governor and Line of Succession Amendment, also known as Measure 2, was on the November 5, 1912 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have created the office of Lieutenant Governor and provided for a line of succession to the governorship.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 2 (1912)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No61,64454.94%
Yes 50,562 45.06%

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, Article V, 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 also act as President of the Senate, and providing for the President pro tem of the Senate to act as Governor in case of the inability of both the Governor and Lieutenant-Governor, and in case of the inability of the Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, and President pro tem of the Senate, the Speaker of the House to act as Governor. --- Vote YES or NO.

302. Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

303. No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]

Path to the ballot

Measure 2 was proposed by the Legislative Assembly. It was filed in the office of the Secretary of State on February 1, 1911.[1]

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References

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