Washington Legislature Pay Increase, Amendment to Article II Sec. 23 (1922)
The Washington Legislature Pay Increase Amendment, also known as Amendment to Article II, Section 23, was on the November 7, 1922 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have increased the daily compensation of state legislators from $5 to $10. The measure would have amended Section 23 of Article II of the Washington State Constitution.
|Washington Amendment to Article II, Section 23 (1922)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||An Act amending section 23 of article II of the State Constitution relating to compensation to be paid members of the legislature by increasing the compensation of such members from $5.00 to $10.00 a day for each day's attendance during the session.||”|
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1922 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- Washington State Constitution (dead link)
- Office of the Secretary of State, "1922 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 16, 2013
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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