The Wisconsin Constitutional Convention Referendum was a Wisconsin referendum on the November 6, 1866 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.
This referendum sought the people's approval to hold a convention to revise the Wisconsin constitution.
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
- The two statements would have been printed on separate tickets to put in a ballot box.
- The state legislature thought the state constitution should be updated to better reflect the demands of the people.
Path to the ballot
- Submission to the People: Joint Resolution 6 (1866)