Oklahoma Reapportionment of the Legislature, State Question 408 (1962)

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The Oklahoma Reapportionment of the Legislature Amendment, also known as State Question 408, was on the November 6, 1962 ballot in Oklahoma as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided a method for enforcement of the existing formula for apportioning members of the legislature.[1]

Election results

Oklahoma State Question 408 (1962)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No273,28744.92%
Yes 335,045 55.08%

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 1962, a vote of 362,488 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

219,686 signatures were filed to qualify it for the ballot.

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