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Toepel, M. G.; Theobald, H. Rupert (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1962
(1962)

Wisconsin Constitution as amended through 1961,   pp. [277]-308 PDF (11.1 MB)


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STATE-WIDE REFERENDA ELECTIONS OTHER THAN CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS 1846
TO 1961
                                                        State-Continued
                                    Question
*Modification of Wisconsin enforcement act (Severson); advisory referendum.
County   distribution of auto licenses; advisory referendum ..........................
*Sunday blue law       repeal; advisory      referendum     ...............................................................
*Old-age  pensions; advisory  referendum  .........................................................................
Teacher tenure      law   repeal; advisory     referendum     ..........................................................
Property tax levy for high school aid, 2 mills of assessed valuation .....................
Daylight saving   time; advisory      referendum     ...................................................................
3%   retail sales tax for veterans bonus; advisory referendum .........................
4-year term  for constitutional officers; advisory        referendum    
..........................
Apportionment of legislature by area and population, or by population only
............
*New  residents entitled    to vote for president and        vice-president.......................
State-wide  educational television tax-supported; advisory referendum ..................
*Daylight saving  tim e ..............................................................................................................
    Law Submitting
SIR 14 JR 16   1929
SJR 26 JR 11   1931
AJR 116 JR 114 1931
AJR 42 JR 64 1933 Sp.
AJR 67 JR 100 1939
Ch. 525        1943
SJR 24 JR   4  1947
SJR 58 JR 62   1947
SJR 11 JR 13   1951
Ch. 728        1951
Ch. 76         1953
AJR 74 JR 66 1953
Ch. 6          1957
Date of Election         Vote
                  For      Against
  Apr. 1929      321,688    200,545
  Apr. 1931      183,716    368,674
  Apr. 1932      396,436    271,786
  Apr. 1934      531,915    154,729
  Apr. 1940      403,782    372,524
  Apr. 1944      131,004    410,315
  Apr. 1947      313,091    379,740
  Nov. 1948      258,497    825,990    ri
  Apr. 1951      210,821    328,613
  Nov. 1952      689,615    753,092   0
  Nov. 1954      550,056    414,680
  Nov. 1954      308,385    697,262
  Apr. 1957      578,661    480,656
  *Ratified.
  **In Gillespie vs. Palmer, 20 Wis. (1866) 544, the supreme court ruled
that Ch. 137, 1849, extending suffrage to colored persons, was ratified 
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  November 6, 1849.                                                     
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***Presidential suffrage for women, granted by Ch. 5, 1919, was not ordered
submitted to the people.
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