The Wisconsin Legislature Salary Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the April 5, 1927 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.
This amendment sought to modify Article IV, Section 21 of the Wisconsin Constitution to set legislators' pay to $1,000 per session.
| Question 1|
|Yes|| 151,786|| 43.24%|
Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
"Shall amendment to section 21 of article IV of the constitution (Jt. Res. 12 of 1927) fixing the compensation of members of the legislature at $1,000 for each regular session, be adopted?"
Path to the ballot
- First Legislative Approval: AJR 16 & JR 33 (1925)
- Second Legislative Approval: AJR 2 & JR 12 (1927)