Washington Salary of Legislators, SJR 10 (1930)

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The Washington Salary of Legislators Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 10, was on the November 4, 1930 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have compensated members of the state legislature $500 annually. The measure would have amended Section 23 of Article II of the Washington State Constitution.[1]

Election results

Washington SJR 10 (1930)
Defeatedd No132,75055.15%
Yes 107,947 44.85%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall section 23 of article 2 of the Constitution be amended so that it shall provide that the members of the legislature shall receive an annual salary of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00).[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1930 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 13, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.