Oregon Officials' Salaries Determined by Law, Measure 6 (June 1927)

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The Oregon Officials' Salaries Determined by Law Amendment, also known as Measure 6, was on the June 28, 1927 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have required that the compensation of state and county elected officials be provided by law, rather than amendment, and that no salary of any officer shall be increased during a term of office.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 6 (June 1927)
Defeatedd No61,83856.82%
Yes 46,999 43.18%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly

Submitted by the Legislature - STATE AND COUNTY OFFICERS SALARY AMENDMENT - Purpose: To amend article XIII of the constitution of the state of Oregon so as to require that the compensation of all state and county elective officers shall be provided by law, but no salary of any such officer shall he increased during the term of office for which he shall have been elected.
Vote YES or NO.

310. Yes, I vote for the amendment.

311. No, I vote against the amendment.


Path to the ballot

Measure 6 was filed in the office of the Secretary of State by the Legislative Assembly on March 1, 1927.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 13, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.