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Oregon State Legislative Salaries, Measure 3 (1958)

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The Oregon State Legislative Salaries Amendment, also known as Measure 3, was on the November 4, 1958 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have increased the annual salaries of state legislators from $600 to $1,200.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 3 (1958)
Defeatedd No316,43757.28%
Yes 236,000 42.72%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

3. SALARIES OF STATE LEGISLATORS - Purpose: To amend Oregon Constitution by increasing salaries of state legislators from $600 to $1200 per year.

(ESTIMATE OF COST: This amendment would increase the aggregate salaries of the 90 members of the legislature by $54,800 per annum.)


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed November 21, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.