The Kentucky State and City Official Salaries Referendum was on the November 8, 1949 ballot in Kentucky as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure repealed the $5,000 salary limit and substituted limits of $12,000 per year for officials with statewide jurisdiction and mayors of first class cities, $8,400 for circuit judges and $7,200 for all other officials.
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The measure repealed the $5,000 salary limit and substituted new limits.