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)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 390,338 59.73%
No263,15540.27%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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.

YES □

NO □


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