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Oregon Salary Fixes for State Legislators, Measure 4 (June 1927)
The Oregon Salary Fixes for State Legislators Amendment, also known as Measure 4, was on the June 28, 1927 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have fixed legislator compensation at $10 per day during both regular and special sessions or $400 per regular session and provided additional compensation for presiding officers.
|Oregon Measure 4 (June 1927)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Constitutional Amendment - Referred to the People by the Legislative Assembly
Submitted by the Legislature - LEGISLATORS' PAY AMENDMENT - Purpose: To fix the compensation of members of the legislature at not to exceed $10 a day, during regular and extra sessions thereof, such pay not to exceed in the aggregate $400 for per diem allowance far anyone regular session. The presiding officers to receive additional compensation equal to 50 per centum of their per diem allowance as members.
306. Yes, I vote for the amendment.
307. No, I vote against the amendment.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1927 ballot measures
- 1927 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1922-1928
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1927
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 13, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.