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Washington Executive Offices Salaries, Amendment to Article III Secs. 14-22 (1920)

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The Washington Executive Offices Salaries Amendment, also known as Amendment to Article III, Sections 14-22, was on the November 2, 1920 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure fixed the salaries of certain executive branch offices.[1] The measure amended Sections 14-22 of Article III of the Washington State Constitution.[2]

Election results

Washington Amendment to Article III, Sections 14-22 (1920)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 224,356 71.8%
No88,12828.2%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

See also: Washington State Constitution, Sections 14-22 of Article I

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

An Act for the amendment of sections 14, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21 and 22, article 3, of the state constitution by fixing the annual salaries of certain state officers as follows: Governor, ten thousand dollars; lieutenant governor, two thousand five hundred dollars; secretary of state, five thousand dollars; treasurer, five thousand dollars; auditor, five thousand dollars; attorney general, six thousand dollars; superintendent of public instruction, five thousand dollars.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1920 Voters Pamphlet," accessed September 16, 2013
  2. Washington State Legislature, "Washington State Constitution," accessed September 16, 2013
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.