The Wisconsin General Banking Law Referendum was a legislatively-referred state statute / Wisconsin referendum on the November 4, 1862 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.
- This referendum modified the general banking law to set a maximum interest rate of seven percent.
| Question 2|
| Yes|| 46,269|| 85.58%|
Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
For amendment to the banking law
Against amendment to the banking law
- The two statements would have been printed on separate tickets to put in a ballot box.
Path to the ballot
- Submission to the People: Ch.203 (1862)