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Arizona Legislative Salary Increase, Proposition 304 (2002)

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Proposition 304, also known as the Legislative Salary Increase Act, was on the November 5, 2002 ballot in Arizona, where it was defeated.[1] The measure was referred to the ballot by the "Commission on Salaries for Elective State Officers," a commission that had been created by the Arizona State Legislature to make recommendations about state legislative salaries.

Had the measure not failed overwhelmingly, it would have increased the salary of state legislators to $36,000.

Proposition 304 was a commission-referred ballot measure, placed on the ballot by the Arizona Commission on Salaries for Elective State Officers to increase the salary of members of the Arizona State Legislature.

Similar measures were also defeated in 2004, 2006 and 2008.

Election results

Legislative Salary Increase
Defeatedd No771,27466.3%
Yes 391,902 33.7%
Election results from Arizona Elections Department.

Text of measure

The summary provided by the Legislative Council was:

Recommendation from the Commission on Salaries for Elective State Officers to increase state legislators' salaries to $36,000[2][3]

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  1. Arizona 2002 election results
  2. NCSL ballot measure database, accessed December 31, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.