Wisconsin Voting Rights for Children of U.S. Citizens Living Abroad, Question 1 (2000)

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Wisconsin Question 1, also known as the Extending Right To Vote To Adult Children Of U.S. Citizens Living Abroad amendment, was a legislatively-referred state statute / Wisconsin referendum on the November 7, 2000 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.

The measure was about giving the right to vote to adult children of state residents who reside abroad.[1]

Election results

Extending Right To Vote To Adult Children Of U.S. Citizens Living Abroad
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,293,458 62.0%
No792,97538.0%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 2001-2002

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Shall sections 68 and 70 of 1999 Wisconsin Act 182, which extend the right to vote in federal elections in this state to the adult children of U.S. citizens who resided in this state prior to establishing residency abroad, become effective on January 1, 2001?[2]

Path to the ballot

  • The referendum was referred to ballot under Wisconsin Act 182 of 1999 in accordance with State constitutional law regarding voting rights.[1]

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