Oregon State Legislative Compensation, Measure 7 (1930)
The Oregon State Legislative Compensation Amendment, also known as Measure 7, was on the November 4, 1930 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have fixed the compensation of legislators at $500 for the term of two years and given presiding officers one-half more.
|Oregon Measure 7 (1930)|
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 - Vote YES or NO
LEGISLATORS’ COMPENSATION CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT - Purpose: To amend the state constitution to fix the compensation of members of the legislature at $500 for the term of two years, together with travel pay for going to an returning from the place of meeting, as now provided by the constitution; the presiding officers to receive one-half of their allowance as members as additional compensation.
312. Yes, I vote for the amendment.
313. No, I vote against the amendment.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1930 ballot measures
- 1930 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1930-1936
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1930
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 15, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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