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PROP 409 results; Tucsonans reject proposed salary increase for mayor, councilmembers

Posted at 8:15 PM, Nov 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-05 22:15:31-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — Tucsonans voted on a proposed increase in salary Tuesday for the mayor and city councilmembers in the 2019 November election in Pima County.

Voters rejected Prop 409 in Tucson, which proposed an increase in city mayor's salary from $42,000 to $63,128 per year, and a city council salary increase from $24,000 to $42,081 per year.

The results were 32,971 'yes' votes and 48,623 'no' votes totaling 81,594.

When calculated hourly and divided 52 hours per year; mayor makes $20.10 per hour and councilmembers make $11.54 per hour.

The last voter-approved increase was in 1999.