Washington Compensation of Legislators, Amendment to Article II Sec. 23 (1926)

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The Washington Compensation of Legislators Amendment, also known as Amendment to Article II, was on the November 2, 1926 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have compensated each legislator three hundred dollars per year and ten cents per mile of travel. The measure would have amended Section 23 of Article II of the Washington State Constitution.[1]

Election results

Washington Amendment to Article II (1926)
Defeatedd No120,15861.47%
Yes 75,329 38.53%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Shall each member of the Legislature receive three hundred dollars per annum for his services and ten cents per mile mileage?[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1926 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 16, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.