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Wisconsin 1982 ballot measures

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1983
1981

Eleven statewide ballot measures were considered by the voters of Wisconsin in 1982.

  • One of the measures was on the ballot for the spring election, which was held on April 6, 1982.
  • One measure was on the ballot for the September 14, 1982, primary election.
  • Nine measures appeared on the ballot for the general election, which was held on November 2, 1982.
  • Ten of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments. The other measure was a Wisconsin referendum / advisory question
  • All eleven of the measures passed.

On the ballot

April 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Law enforcement Allows the legislature to permit or require counties to be responsible for the acts of the sheriff Approveda


September 14

Type Title Subject Description Result
AQ Question 1 War and peace Asks if the United States should negotiate an international mutual nuclear weapons moratorium and reduction Approveda


November 2

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Constitutional language Amends provisions of the Constitution to replace gendered words with words of neutral gender Approveda


LRCA Question 2 Constitutional language Changes the treatment of residency of military personnel for redistricting purposes Approveda


LRCA Question 3 Constitutional language Amends provisions of the Constitution to replace obsolete references to an 1881 amendment Approveda


LRCA Question 4 Constitutional language Requires the legislature to make all elections by roll call vote Approveda


LRCA Question 5 Constitutional language Amends provisions of the Constitution to replace an obsolete reference to a 1902 provision Approveda


LRCA Question 6 Constitutional language Removes provisions related to purchasing draft exemptions Approveda


LRCA Question 7 Constitutional language Repeals constitutional sections regarding Wisconsin's transition to statehood Approveda


LRCA Question 8 Constitutional language Removes obsolete provisions relating to a 1977 court reorganization Approveda


LRCA Question 9 Constitutional language Adjusts the terms of office for Supreme Court justices Approveda


See also

Wisconsin

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