Arizona Increase of State Legislative Salaries Statute, Proposition 300 (1978)

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Arizona Increase of State Legislative Salaries Statute, also known as Proposition 300, was on the November 7, 1978 election ballot in Arizona as a commission-referred ballot measure. It was defeated.[1]

Election results

Proposition 300
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No264,83354.6%
Yes 229,535 46.4%
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 and are hereby submitted to the qualified electors for their approval or rejection.[1][2]

Descriptive title

An increase from the present legislative salary of $ 6,000 per annum to $ 9,600 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?' 0 YES 0 NO. SUCH RECOMMENDATIONS IF APPROVED BY THE ELECTORS SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE AT THE BEGINNING OF THE NEXT REGULAR LEGISLATIVE SESSION WITHOUT ANY OTHER AUTHORIZING LEGISLATION.

A " yes" vote shall have the effect of accepting the recommended salary increase.

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 is available here.


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Support

Arguments in favor of this measure can be found here.

Opposition

Arguments in opposition to this measure can be found here.

See also

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 National Conference of State Legislators, ballot measure database, 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.