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Wisconsin Municipal Eminent Domain Amendment, Question 7 (1914)

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The Wisconsin Municipal Eminent Domain Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.

This amendment sought to create Article XI, Section 3b of the Wisconsin Constitution to define the property which may be taken by municipals for public purposes.[1]

Election results

Question 7
Defeatedd No154,94571.71%
Yes 61,122 28.29%

Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"For amendment creating section 3b of article XI, defining the property which may be taken by municipal corporations for public purposes."[2]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: AJR 104 & JR 37 (1911)
  • Second Legislative Approval: AJR 10 & JR 25 (1913)
  • Submission to the People: Ch.770 (1923)[1]

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