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Oregon State Legislative Salaries, Measure 1 (1942)

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The Oregon State Legislative Salaries Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 3, 1942 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure fixed legislatures’ pay at $8 per day while in regular session and special session, reimbursed them 10 cents per mile travelled to and from the capital and gave presiding officers an additional one-half daily pay.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 1 (1942)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 129,318 54.06%
No109,89845.94%

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

LEGISLATORS' COMPENSATION CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT - Purpose: Fixing legislature members' pay at $8 a day while in regular session and for not mere than 50 days; while in extra session, $8 a day, no extra session to be longer than 20 days; members also to receive 10 cents per mile travelled to and from meeting place; presiding officers to receive one-half daily pay additional; such compensation being instead of that now received which is: $3 a day but not over $120 for any session, no extra session being over 20 days, and $3 for every 20 miles travelled; presiding officers receiving two-thirds daily pay additional.
Vote YES or NO


300. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.

301. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.

[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 19, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.