Washington Legislature Pay Increase, Amendment to Article II Sec. 23 (1922)

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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.[1]

Election results

Washington Amendment to Article II, Section 23 (1922)
Defeatedd No161,67775.44%
Yes 52,621 24.56%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

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.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1922 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 16, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.