Missouri Supreme Court Salaries, Issue 1 (1924)

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

The measure would have fixed supreme court salaries, provided for two more judges and prescribed procedures.[2]

Election results

Missouri Issue 1 (1924)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No526,55361.35%
Yes 331,774 38.65%

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, fixing the salaries of the Supreme Judges, providing for two additions supreme court judges, defining the powers of the supreme court and prescribing procedure.[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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