Oregon State Legislative Salaries, Measure 1 (1950)

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The Oregon State Legislative Salaries Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 7, 1950 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided legislatures an annual salary of $600, an additional one-third compensation for presiding officers and 10 cents for every mile traveled to and from the capital.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 1 (1950)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 243,518 54.25%
No205,36145.75%

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

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT FIXING LEGISLATORS’ ANNUAL COMPENSATION - Purpose: Amending the Oregon constitution providing that members of the legislative assembly shall receive a salary of $600 per annum, payable as provided by law. In addition thereto, members for each session shall receive the sum of 10 cents for every mile traveled on the most usual route in going to and from their place of meeting, and no other personal expenses. It further provides that the presiding officers of the assembly shall, by virtue of their office, receive an additional compensation equal to one-third of their annual allowance as members.
Vote YES or NO


300. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.

301. No. I vote against the proposed amendment.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 20, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.