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Oklahoma Health and Safety of Coal Miners, State Question 47 (August 1913)

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The Oklahoma Health and Safety of Coal Miners Referendum, also known as State Question 47, was on the August 5, 1913 ballot in Oklahoma as a veto referendum, where it was approved. The measure vetoed a bill passed by the legislature that promoted the health and safety of coal miners by creating a position of mine inspector, providing for a system of mine telephones and creating bath houses for the use of miners.[1]

Election results

Oklahoma State Question 47 (1913)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 73,345 77.28%
No21,55922.72%

Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State

Text of measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

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