The Wisconsin Liquor Prohibition Referendum was an advisory question / Wisconsin referendum on the November 8, 1853 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.
This referendum sought voter opinion on whether to create a liquor ban.
| Question 1|
| Yes|| 27,519|| 53.30%|
Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
prohibitory Liquor Law, yes
prohibitory Liquor Law, no
- 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.101 (1853)