Washington Annual Salary of Legislators, SJR 16 (1932)

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The Washington Annual Salary of Legislators Amendment, also known as Senate Joint Resolution 16, was on the November 8, 1932 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have compensated state legislators $500 per year. The measure would have amended Section 23 of Article II of the Washington State Constitution.[1]

Election results

Washington SJR 16 (1932)
Defeatedd No254,34568.37%
Yes 117,665 31.63%

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, "1932 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.