Arizona Salaries for State Legislators, Proposition 302 (1998)

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Arizona Proposition 302, also known as the Recommendation by the Commission Salaries for Elective State Officers Relating to Salaries for State Legislators Act, was on the November 3, 1998 election ballot in Arizona as a commission referral. It was approved.[1]

As of 2010, this was the most recent measure seeking a salary increase for legislators to be approved. Attempts were made to raise the salary again in 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2008. They were all defeated.

Election results

Salaries for State Legislators
Approveda Yes 510,613 56.6%
Election results from Arizona Elections Department.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Would provide for an increase from the present salary of state legislators from $15,000 per annum to $24,000 per annum with per diem reimbursement as recommended by the Commission on Salaries for Elected State Officers.[2][3]

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  1. Arizona 1998 election results by county
  2. NCSL ballot measure database, accessed December 31, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.