1998 Referendum General Election Results - Idaho
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  Referendum: S.J.R. No. 101 (Deletes obsolete language regarding judicial salaries)Popular Vote
Yes 236,952 72.14%
No 91,518 27.86%
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  1998 Idaho County Map of General Election Results for Referendum  
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Election Notes:
  • S.J.R. 101 Salaries of justices and judges shall be as provided by statute
  • Amend the constitution to delete language setting salaries for Supreme Court justices and District Court judges at $3,000 per year; add language that salaries for Supreme Court justices and District Court, Court of Appeals and Magistrate Court judges may be set by law; require that all judges take an oath before being paid that no matter in controversy remains undecided thirty days after being submitted to them for final determination.
Demographic Data

2000 Population:1,293,953Enum.2000 Population Density:6.0persons/km2
1998 Population:1,252,330Est.1998 Population Density:5.8persons/km2
1990 Population:1,006,734Enum.1990 Population Density:4.7persons/km2
Land Area (2000):214,314km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.5%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Idaho Secretary of State. ABSTRACT OF VOTES Cast at the General Election November 3, 1998, Idaho Secretary of State (www.sos.idaho.gov/elect/98result/98stwcnt.xls) (accessed 10 Mar 2012)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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