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Wisconsin 1979 ballot measures

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Four statewide ballot questions were on the April 3, 1979 ballot in Wisconsin.

  • All four amendments related to gubernatorial succession.
  • All four amendments were approved.

On the ballot

April 3

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Executive offices Provides that the Lt. Governor will succeed the governor in the event of a permanent vacancy, followed by the Secretary of State Approveda
LRCA Question 2 Executive offices Provides that the state legislature must approve Governor-appointed successors to vacancies in the Lt. Governor. Approveda
LRCA Question 3 Executive offices Eliminates Lt. Governor's role as presiding officer of Wisconsin State Senate Approveda
LRCA Question 4 Executive offices Improves the constitutional wording regarding 4-year terms of office for constitutional officers Approveda

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