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Oklahoma Board of Medical Examiners, State Question 241 (1940)

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The Oklahoma Board of Medical Examiners Initiative, also known as State Question 241, was on the November 5, 1940 ballot in Oklahoma as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have changed the procedures of the Board of Medical Examiners in regards to members of the board and the process for revocation or suspension of physician licenses.[1]

Election results

Oklahoma State Question 241 (1940)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No212,70141.95%
Yes 294,346 58.05%

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 1940, a vote of 423,886 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.

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