Florida Judicial Salaries, Amendment 3 (1906)

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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 6, 1906.

This amendment sought to modify Article V of the Florida Constitution to set the salaries of judges of Criminal Courts of Record.[1]

Election results

Florida Amendment 3 (1906)
Defeatedd No9,72960.83%
Yes 6,265 39.17%

Election results via: Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Florida (1905-1906)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Constitutional Amendment—Section 39 Article 5—Establishing salary of Judges of Criminal Record in Counties having such Courts.[2][3]

Constitutional changes

Section 39. The annual salary of the Judges of each of the Criminal Courts of Record now, or hereafter to be, established shall be paid quarterly by the county where such court is established, and shall be as follows: In counties of less than fifteen thousand population, one thousand dollars; in counties of from fifteen thousand to twenty-five thousand population, fifteen hundred dollars; in counties of from twenty-five thousand to thirty-five thousand population, two thousand dollars; and in counties of more than thirty-five thousand population, twenty-five hundred dollars, hereby repealing any and all part and parts of the said Constitution in conflict herewith.[1]

Path to the ballot

  • The amendment was placed on the ballot by Joint Resolution 2 of 1905.
  • The amendment was approved for the ballot on June 6, 1905.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Florida Constitution Revision Commission, "Amendments, Election of 11-6-06"
  2. The Pensacola Journal, "Sample Ballot," November 4, 1906
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.