Idaho Salaries for Judges and Justices, SJR 101 (1998)

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The Idaho Salaries for Judges and Justices Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 101, was on the November 3, 1998 ballot in Idaho as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure deleted obsolete language regarding salaries of judges and justices, and provided that salaries be provided by statute.[1]

Election results

S.J.R. 101
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 236,952 72.14%
No91,51827.86%

Election results via: Idaho Secretary of State

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The question appeared on the ballot as:[2]

"Shall Section 17, Article V, and Section 27, Article V, of the Constitution of the State of Idaho be amended to delete obsolete language and to provide that the salaries of justices and judges shall be as provided by statute, to clarify that judges of the Court of Appeals and magistrate judges shall subscribe an oath regarding a thirty day disposition of cases submitted to them and to clarify that the legislature may increase or diminish the compensation of judges of the Court of Appeals and magistrate judges?".[3]

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