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Oregon Salaries of Executive and Judicial Offices, Measure 3 (1956)

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The Oregon Salaries of Executive and Judicial Offices Amendment, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 6, 1956 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure fixed the annual salary of the Governor and Secretary of State at $1,500, Treasurer at $800 and Supreme Court Judges at $2,000.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 3 (1956)
Approveda Yes 390,338 59.73%

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

3. SALARIES OF CERTAIN STATE OFFICERS - Purpose: To repeal original provision of Oregon Constitution adopted in 1859 fixing the annual salary of Governor and Secretary of State at $1500, State Treasurer at $800 and Supreme Court Judges at $2000.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 21, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.