Oregon State Legislative Salaries by Statute, Measure 1 (1954)

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The Oregon State Legislative Salaries by Statute Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the November 2, 1954 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have given the legislature power to fix the salaries of legislatures.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 1 (1954)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No296,00857.75%
Yes 216,545 42.25%

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

1. SALARIES OF STATE LEGISLATORS - Purpose: to amend Oregon Constitution by giving state legislature power to fix the salaries of its members by law.

YES □

NO □

[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 21, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.