Oklahoma Soldier Bonuses, State Question 116 (1922)
The Oklahoma Soldier Bonuses Amendment, also known as State Question 116, was on the November 7, 1922 ballot in Oklahoma as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have paid any soldier, sailor, marine or nurse who served in the United States military during World War I a bonus of $50 for each month of service.
|Oklahoma State Question 116 (1922)|
Although the measure gathered more "yes" votes than "no" votes, Oklahoma requires that the majority of all voters vote "yes" in order to pass an amendment. In 1922, a vote of 260,282 was needed to pass the measure.
Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State
Text of measure
The text of the measure can be read here.
Path to the ballot
106,360 signatures were filed to qualify it for the ballot.
- Oklahoma 1922 ballot measures
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- List of Oklahoma ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Oklahoma
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