Missouri General Assembly Salaries and Expenses, Issue 4 (1924)

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The Missouri General Assembly Salaries and Expenses, also known as Issue 4, was on the November 4, 1924 ballot in Missouri as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.[1]

The measure would have regulated the salaries and expenses of members of the general assembly and prohibited appointments by nepotism.[2]

Election results

Missouri Issue 4 (1924)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No459,59953.95%
Yes 392,319 46.05%

Election results via: University of Missouri Institute for Public Policy

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

An amendment to the Constitution of Missouri regulating the salaries and expenses of members of the General Assembly and prohibiting the appointment to positions in either house of the General Assembly of persons related to a member of the General Assembly by blood or marriage within the third degree of consanguinity. [3]

—Chillicothe Constitution, http://chillicothe.newspaperarchive.com/chillicothe-constitution/1924-10-17/page-5/?tag=constitutional+amendment+supreme+court&rtserp=tags/constitutional-amendment-supreme-court?ndt=bd&pem=12&py=1924&pm=10&pey=1924

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