Wisconsin Port Improvement Funding Amendment, Question 1 (April 1960)

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The Wisconsin Port Improvement Funding Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the April 5, 1960 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.

This amendment modified Article VIII, Section 10 of the Wisconsin Constitution to allow the legislature to provide funds for port facility improvement.[1]

Election results

Question 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 472,177 51.14%
No451,04548.86%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1962

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall section 10 of article VIII of the constitution be amended to permit the state to make appropriations for the improvement of port facilities?"[1]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: AJR 39 & JR 59 (1957)
  • Second Legislative Approval: SJR 20 & JR 15 (1959)[2]

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