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Wisconsin Initiative and Referendum Amendment, Question 2 (1914)

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

This amendment sought to modify Article IV, Section 1 of the Wisconsin Constitution to create initiative and referendum rights in the state.[1]

Election results

Question 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No148,53663.62%
Yes 84,934 36.38%

Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"For amendment to section 1 of article IV, providing for the initiative and referendum and giving to the people the power by their votes to enact, adopt, or reject laws or proposed laws."[2]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: AJR 36 & JR 74 (1911)
  • Second Legislative Approval: AJR 4 & JR 22 (1913)
  • Submission to the People: Ch.770 (1923)[1]

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