Wisconsin Home Rule Amendment, Question 4 (1914)

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The Wisconsin Home Rule Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.

This amendment sought to create Article XI, Section 3a of the Wisconsin Constitution to create the right for city and village home rule.[1]

Election results

Question 4
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No141,47262.19%
Yes 86,020 37.81%

Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"For amendment creating section 3a of article XI, giving to the people of cities and villages the right to home rule."[2]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: SJR 31 & JR 73 (1911)
  • Second Legislative Approval: SJR 19 & JR 21 (1913)
  • Submission to the People: Ch.770 (1923)[1]

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