Wisconsin Governor's Salary Amendment, Question 1 (1932)

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The Wisconsin Governor's Salary Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 8, 1932 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.

This amendment repealed Article V, Section 5 of the constitution so that the salary of the governor is established by law.[1]

Election results

Question 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 452,605 62.19%
No275,17537.81%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1933

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall Section 5 of Article V of the constitution be repealed so that the salary of the governor shall be established by law?"[2]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: SJR 81 & JR 69 (1929)
  • Second Legislative Approval: SJR 6 & JR 52 (1931)[1]

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