Oregon Term Lengths of County Officers, Measure 22 (1914)
The Oregon Term Lengths of County Officers Amendment, also known as Measure 22, was on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Oregon as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have extended the term length for county officers from two years to four years.
|Oregon Measure 22 (1914)|
Election results via: Oregon Blue Book
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
Proposed by Initiative Petition
Constitutional Amendment initiated by R. P. Rasmussen, Corbett, Oregon, W. M. Davis, 138 Laurelhurst Avenue, Portland, Oregon. - COUNTY OFFICERS' TERM AMENDMENT. - Its purpose is to amend Section 6 of Article VI of the Constitution of the State of Oregon, so as to make the, terms of county clerks, treasurers, sheriffs, coroners and surveyors, four years each instead of two years, including those which may be elected at the regular November, 1914, election. --- Vote YES or NO.
Path to the ballot
- Oregon 1914 ballot measures
- 1914 ballot measures
- List of Oregon ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oregon
- Oregon Blue Book Initiative, Referendum and Recall: 1912-1914
- Oregon State Constitution
- State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet 1914
- Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 5, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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