Wisconsin Prohibition Enforcement Act Referendum, Question 1 (1920)

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The Wisconsin Prohibition Enforcement Act Referendum was a Wisconsin referendum / legislatively-referred state statute on the November 2, 1920 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.

This referendum sought the voters opinion on whether prohibition should be enforced in state.[1]

Election results

Question 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 419,309 67.72%
No199,87632.28%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1921

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall Chapter 556 of the laws of 1919 entitled, 'An act to suspend the operation of chapter 66 of the statutes of 1917 entitled Excise and the sale of intoxicating liquors and to create section 1569-1 to 1569-22, inclusive of the statutes, relating to intoxicating liquors, to provide for the enforcement of Article 18 of the Constitution of the United States, providing penalties, making an appropriation and defining intoxicating liquor be continued of force and effect?"[2]

Path to the ballot

  • Law submission Ch.556 (1919)[1]

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