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Oregon Senate Authorization of Executive Appointees, Measure 2 (1978)

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The Oregon Senate Authorization of Executive Appointees Amendment, also known as Measure 2, was on the November 7, 1978 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure authorized the state senate to confirm all appointments and reappointments to state public office made by the governor.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 2 (1978)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 468,458 57.26%
No349,60442.74%

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.

2. AUTHORIZES SENATE CONFIRMATION OF GOVERNOR’S APPOINTMENTS
Purpose: Proposed constitutional amendment authorizes legislation requiring confirmation by the State Senate of all appointments and reappointments to state public office by the Governor, including vacancies in elective office except judges, United States Senator or Representative, and district, county and precinct offices. Appointees are not eligible to serve until and unless confirmed as required by law.

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