Wisconsin Legislature Salary Amendment, Question 1 (April 1929)

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The Wisconsin Legislature Salary Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the April 2, 1929 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.

This amendment modified Article IV, Section 21 of the Wisconsin Constitution to repeal the constitutional setting of the legislature salary, allowing it to be set by law instead.[1]

Election results

Question 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 237,250 52.71%
No212,84647.29%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1931

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall section 21 of article IV of the constitution relating to the salary of members of the legislature be repealed?"[2]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: SJR 61 & JR 57 (1927)
  • Second Legislative Approval: SJR 7 & JR 6 (1929)[1]

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