Oregon State Legislative Salaries Determined by Law, Measure 2 (January 1936)

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The Oregon State Legislative Salaries Determined by Law Amendment, also known as Measure 2, was on the January 31, 1936 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided that legislative compensation be determined by law, rather than amendment.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 2 (January 1936)
Defeatedd No184,33286.54%
Yes 28,661 13.46%

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

COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT - Purpose: To amend Article IV, section 29, of the constitution to provide that members of the legislature shall receive such compensation as may be provided by law instead of, as at present, receiving $3 a day but not more than $120 for any one session, and $3 for every 20 miles travelled in going to and returning from the place of meeting on the most usual route, the presiding officers of the legislature receiving $5 per day; extra sessions still, as now, not to continue longer than 20 days each.
Vote YES or NO

302. Yes. I vote for the proposed amendment.

303. 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 18, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.