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Arizona Increase of Legislative Salaries Statute, Proposition 300 (1982)

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Arizona Increase of Legislative Salaries Statute, also known as Proposition 300, was on the 1982 election ballot in Arizona as a commission-referred ballot measure. It was defeated.[1]

Election results

Proposition 300
Defeatedd No455,61567.5%
Yes 219,461 32.5%
These results are from the Arizona elections department.

Text of measure

Official title

Recommendations of the Commission on Salaries for Elected State Officers as to legislative salaries have been certified to the Secretary of State recommending an $18,900 annual salary to become effective January, 1983.[1][2]

Descriptive title

An increase from the present legislative salary of $ 15,000 per annum to $ 18,900 per annum as recommended by The Commission on Salaries for Elected State Officers, "SHALL THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON SALARIES FOR ELECTED STATE OFFICERS CONCERNING LEGISLATIVE SALARIES BE ACCEPTED? Current salary: $15,000 per year

Salary proposed by Salary Commission $18,900

A " yes" vote shall have the effect of accepting the recommended

A " no" vote shall have the effect of no increase in legislative salaries[1][2]

Full text

The full text of the legislation proposed by this proposition can be found here.

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Arguments in favor of this measure can be found here.


Arguments in opposition to this measure can be found here.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Arizona Secretary of State 1982 Voter Pamphlet," accessed January 3, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.