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Wisconsin Public Parks Amendment, Question 2 (1912)

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The Wisconsin Public Parks Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 5, 1912 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.

This amendment modified Article XI, Section 3a of the Wisconsin Constitution to allow the state and cities to acquire land for public purposes.[1]

Election results

Question 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 48,425 58.83%
No33,88541.17%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1913

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"For the amendment authorizing the state and cities to acquire lands for public and municipal purposes, or for permanent improvements."[2]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: SJR 63 & JR 38 (1909)
  • Second Legislative Approval: SJR 25 & JR 48 (1911)
  • Submission to the People: Ch.665 (1911)[1]

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