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Missouri Legislative Salaries, Amendment 1 (April 1957)

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The Missouri Legislative Salaries Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the April 2, 1957 ballot in Missouri as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have set state legislators salaries at $300 a month, and provided for mileage expenses for one round trip per week between their homes and the Capitol to attend sessions.[1][2]

Election results

Missouri Amendment 1 (April 1957)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No279,82959.20%
Yes 192,856 40.80%

Election results via: University of Missouri Institute for Public Policy

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The text of the measure can be read here.

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