Wisconsin 1961 ballot measures
- All six measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Four measures were approved, two were defeated.
On the ballot
|Question 1||Local spending||Sets debt limit at 10% of equalized property value for integrated aid school districts|
|Question 2||Term limits||Removes term limit for successive terms of sheriffs|
|Question 3||War and peace||Grants legislature power to keep government functioning in case of enemy attack|
|Question 4||Wages and pay||Allows legislature to increase salaries of public officer during their term of office.|
|Question 5||Eminent domain||Removes provision of jury verdict of necessity for municipal eminent domain, and grants legislature power to dictate by law instead|
|LRSS||Question 6||Taxes||Separates private and personal property from other merchant property for tax purposes|
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