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Missouri Minimum Wage, Proposition A (1996)

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The Missouri Minimum Wage Proposition, also known as Proposition A, was an initiated state statute on the November 3, 1996 ballot in Missouri, where it was defeated.

Election results

Proposition A (Minimum Wage)
Defeatedd No1,456,98271.3%
Yes 586,584 28.7%

Official results via: 1997-1998 Official Manual State of Missouri ("Blue Book") (p.592)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Shall Sections 290.500 and 290.502, RSMo1994 be amended to: require all employers, except as otherwise provided in Sections 290.500 and 290.502, RSMo1994, to pay their employees an hourly minimum wage of no less than $6.25 as of January 1, 1997; $6.50 as of January 1, 1998; $6.75 as of January 1, 1999; and beginning January 1, 2000, an additional fifteen cents per year thereafter; permit the legislature or any municipality to raise or expand minimum wage coverage; and provide for severability of any provision of application of the measure held invalid?[1]

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