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)