Florida Judicial Salaries, Amendment 2 (1906)

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The Florida Judicial Salaries Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was defeated on the ballot on November 6, 1906.

This amendment sought to modify Article V of the Florida Constitution to set the salaries of Supreme Court justices and Circuit Court judges.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 2 (1906)
Defeatedd No10,83061.60%
Yes 6,752 38.40%

Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1905-1906)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Constitutional Amendment—Section 9 of Article 5—Establishing the salary of Justices of the Supreme Court and Judges of the Circuit Court.[2][3]

Constitutional changes

Section 9. The salaries of each Justice of the Supreme Court shall be four thousand ($4,000.00) dollars a year. The salary of each Circuit Judge shall be three thousand five hundred ($3,500.00) dollars a year.[1]

Path to the ballot

  • The amendment was placed on the ballot by Joint Resolution 1 of 1905.
  • The amendment was approved for the ballot on May 31, 1905.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-6-06"
  2. The Pensacola Journal, "Sample Ballot," November 4, 1906
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.