Wisconsin Legislative Pay Amendment, Question 10 (1914)

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The Wisconsin Amending Constitution Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.

This amendment sought to modify Article IV, Section 21 of the Wisconsin Constitution to change legislative pay to $600 per year and allow for 2 cents a mile travel compensation.[1]

Election results

Question 10
Defeatedd No157,20269.52%
Yes 68,907 30.48%

Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"For amendment to section 21 of article IV, granting the compensation of members of the legislature to six hundred dollars per year and decreasing the millage allowance."[2]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: AJR 78 & JR 66 (1911)
  • Second Legislative Approval: AJR 8 & JR 24 (1913)
  • Submission to the People: Ch.770 (1923)[1]

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