Missouri Increase in Legislative Salary Amendment, Issue 1 (1922)

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The Missouri Increase in Legislative Salary Amendment, also known as Issue 1, was on the November 7, 1922 ballot in Missouri as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.[1]

The measure would have raised the compensation of members of the general assembly from five dollars per day for seventy days to ten dollars per day for one hundred days.[1]

Election results

Missouri Issue 1 (1922)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No454,02065.89%
Yes 235,045 34.11%

Election results via: University of Missouri Institute for Public Policy

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

proposed Constitutional amendment increasing the compensation of members of the General Assembly from five dollars per day for seventy days to ten dollars per day for one hundred days.[2]

—Chillicothe Constitution, http://chillicothe.newspaperarchive.com/chillicothe-constitution/1922-10-27/page-5/?tag=constitutional+amendment&rtserp=tags/constitutional-amendment?pc=5230&psi=58&pci=7&pt=17053&ndt=by&py=1922&pey=1922

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