Florida Judicial Salaries, Amendment 1 (1908)

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The Florida Judicial Salaries Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Florida which was defeated on the ballot on November 3, 1908.

This amendment sought to modify Article V of the Florida Constitution to state that the Legislature shall set judicial salaries.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 1 (1908)
Defeatedd No7,46952.22%
Yes 6,835 47.78%

Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1907-1908)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

FOR Constitutional Amendment Section (9) of Article (5), Relating to Judicial Salaries.

AGAINST Constitutional Amendment Section (9) of Article (5), Relating to Judicial Salaries. [2]

Constitutional changes

Section 9. The salaries of Justices of the Supreme Court, Circuit Judges and Judges of Criminal Courts of Record shall be fixed by the Legislature.[1]

Path to the ballot

  • The amendment was placed on the ballot by Joint Resolution 1 of 1907.
  • The amendment was approved for the ballot on May 27, 1907.[1]

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