Wisconsin Judicial Salaries Amendment, Question 3 (1912)

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The Wisconsin Judicial Salaries Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 5, 1912 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.

This amendment modified Article VII, Section 10 of the Wisconsin Constitution to allow the legislature to determine the pay periods of judges on the supreme and circuit courts.[1]

Election results

Question 3
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 44,861 56.28%
No34,85643.72%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1913

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"For the amendment providing for the payment of the salary of judges of the supreme and circuit courts at such time as the legislature shall fix, instead of quarterly."[2]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: AJR 36 & JR 34 (1909)
  • Second Legislative Approval: AJR 26 & JR 24 (1911)
  • Submission to the People: Ch.665 (1911)[1]

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