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| [[Ashippun Referendum (2008)|Ashippun Referendum]] || Whether the town clerk/treasurer should be elected or appointed. || {{ap}}
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| [[Egg Harbor Referendum (2008)|Egg Harbor Referendum]] || Require voter approval for expenditures over $1,000,000. || {{ap}}
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| [[Forestville Term Limits Referendum (2008)|Forestville Term Limits]] || Term limits for local officials. || {{d}}
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| [[Fitchburg Library Construction Referendum (2008)|Fitchburg Library Construction]] || Issue $10 million in debt to build a new library. || {{ap}}
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| [[Fitchburg Library Operation Costs Referendum (2008)|Fitchburg Library Operation Costs]] || Annual funds to run a new library. || {{d}}
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| [[Milwaukee Paid Sick Leave Initiative (2008)|Milwaukee Paid Sick Leave Initiative]] || Require Milwaukee employers to provide paid sick leave to employees. || {{ap}}
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| [[Milwaukee County Sales Tax Advisory Referendum (2008)|Milwaukee County Sales Tax Advisory Referendum]] || Triple the [[sales tax]] in Milwaukee. || {{ap}}
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| [[Nasewaupee Town Clerk Referendum (2008)|Nasewaupee Town Clerk Referendum]] || Whether the town clerk should be elected or appointed. || {{d}}
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| [[Nasewaupee Treasurer Referendum (2008)|Nasewaupee Treasurer Referendum]] || Whether the treasurer should be elected or appointed. || {{d}}
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| [[St Croix County Nursing Home Referendum (2008)|St Croix County Nursing Home Referendum]] || Using [[property tax]]es to fund the nursing home. || {{ap}}
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| [[St Croix County Board Referendum (2008)|St Croix County Board Referendum]] || Decrease membership on the County Board. || {{ap}}
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| [[Spring Green Advisory Referendum (2008)|Spring Green Advisory Referendum]] || Flood assistance. || {{d}}
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| [[Vernon County Sales Tax Referendum (2008)|Vernon County Sales Tax Referendum]] || Raise [[sales tax]] to help fund dam repair. || {{ap}}
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| [[Wisconsin Executive Veto (2008)|Wisconsin Executive Veto]] || Limit the ability of the Governor to veto words and numbers on appropriations bills. || {{ap}}
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| [[Wisconsin Health Care Guarantee (2008)|Wisconsin Health Care Guarantee]] || Give all WI citizens health care comparable to what legislators receive. || {{ap}}
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There is very little information about some local referendum. These were mentioned in news articles:
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* "Town of Mitchell referendum: Should the town clerk be appointed by the Town Board?
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* Town of Sheboygan Falls referendum: Should the clerk-treasurer be appointed by the Town Board?
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:: ''See also: [[School bond and tax elections in Wisconsin]]''
* Town of Wilson advisory referendum: Should the Town of Wilson Board be increased from three to five members?
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* Advisory bookmobile referendum (community unknown): For non-libraried communities: Do you support continuing to pay [[property tax]]es to finance bookmobile services?" <ref>[http://www.sheboyganpress.com/article/20081104/SHE0101/811040427/1973/SHE0205 ''After longest campaign ever, it's time to vote''], Sheboygan Press, November 4, 2008</ref>
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* "In Prairie du Chien, voters will take on the merits of fluoridation.
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* In the town of Newport, in Columbia County, voters will consider a [[property tax]] increase for road maintenance and capital improvements. (Results: Yes = 158/48.32%, No = 169/51.68%, measure failed) <ref>[http://www.co.columbia.wi.us/ColumbiaCounty/Default.aspx?tabid=1266 ''Columbia County November 4, 2008 Unofficial Fall General Election Results'']</ref>
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* In Rock County's town of Milton, voters can advise on whether the local police and municipal court should be abolished.
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* In Evansville, voters take an advisory role in deciding if the City Council should approve spending up to $2 million to restore the historic Lake Leota.
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* The Sauk County town of Dellona needs advice on hiring an outside ambulance service.
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* In additional flooding aftermath costs, Vernon County, faced with having to make an estimated $11.75 million in repairs to its 22 flood control dams, will give voters a choice of how they want to pay for the work." <ref>[http://www.madison.com/wsj/home/local/311194 ''Municipalities turn to voters on several ballot questions''], Wisconsin State Journal, October 24, 2008</ref>
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===School Bonds, November 4th, 2008===
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Wisconsin has a revenue cap that limits the amount of property tax revenue school districts can bring in. If any school district wants to exceed revenue limits, they are required to have a ballot measure. Wisconsin also requires ballot measures for any school bonding that exceeds $1 million dollars. However, Wisconsin has generous exemptions for school districts required to hold bond elections. School districts are exempt from voter approval to issue new bonding if a district is ordered by a state or federal court to remove hazardous substances or to be in compliance with fire standards. Also, school districts are exempt from bond elections if they are purchasing or detaching property from a former consolidated school district.
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| [[Auburndale Operational Expenses Referendum (2008)|Auburndale Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $2,000,000 for basic operational costs || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Birchwood Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)|Birchwood Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $650,000 || {{d}}
 
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| [[Boscobel Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)|Boscobel Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $1,650,000 || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Brillion New Elementary School Referendum (2008)|Brillion Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $23,690,000 to be used in the construction of a new elementary school. || {{d}}
 
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| [[Clinton Maintenance Referendum (2008)|Clinton Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $9,630,000 for school maintenance || {{d}}
 
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| [[Denmark Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)|Denmark Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $2,400,000 || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Ellsworth Improvements Referendum (2008)|Ellsworth Improvements Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $2,000,000 for maintenance and upgrades. || {{d}}
 
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| [[Ellsworth Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)|Ellsworth Exceed Revenue Limits]] || Exceed spending cap by $4,500,000 || {{d}}
 
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| [[Germantown Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)|Germantown Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $500,000 || {{d}}
 
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| [[Germantown New Elementary School (2008)|Germantown Construction Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $22,500,000 for the construction of a new elementary school. || {{d}}
 
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| [[Gibralter Area Schools Referendum (2008)|Gibralter Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $5,300,000 || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Hillbert Additions and Renovations Referendum (2008)|Hilbert Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $6,815,000 for a middle/high school addition. || {{d}}
 
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| [[Jefferson Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)|Jefferson Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $1,200,000 || {{d}}
 
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| [[Jefferson Swimming Pool and Improvements Referendum (2008)|Jefferson Swimming Pool Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $39,700,000 to build a swimming pool. || {{d}}
 
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| [[Kiel High School Auditorium Maintenance (2008)|Kiel Maintenance Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $350,000 per year through 2019 || {{d}}
 
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| [[Kiel New Construction Referendum (2008)|Kiel Construction Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $17,430,000 for additions and renovations. || {{d}}
 
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| [[Kiel Technology Improvements (2008)|Kiel Improvements Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $650,000 per year through 2019 ||  {{d}}
 
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| [[LaCrosse Renovation Referendum (2008)|LaCrosse Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $18,500,000 for facilities upgrades. || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Lafarge Schools Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)|LaFarge Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $250,000 per year || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Lake Mills Area Middle School Renovation (2008)|Lake Mills Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $15,600,000 to renovate the middle school. || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Lodi Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)|Lodi Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $2,625,000 || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Madison Metropolitan Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)|Madison Metro Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $27,000,000 over three years, thereafter by $13,000,000 per year || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Mercer Schools Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)|Mercer Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $1,750,000 || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Merton Community Renovation Referendum (2008)|Merton Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $3,000,000 for renovations. || {{ap}}
 
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| [[New London Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)|New London Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $300,000 per year || {{ap}}
 
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| [[North Crawford Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)|North Crawford Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $400,000 per year || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Oconto Falls Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)|Oconto Falls Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $20,000 per year || {{d}}
 
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| [[Oconto Falls Sports Facilities Referendum (2008)|Oconto Falls Sports Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $4,595,000 for new sports facilities. ||  ''failed on 4/1/08, defeated again on 11/4/08''
 
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| [[Oregon Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)|Oregon Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $4,000,000 || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Pittsville Schools Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)|Pittsville Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $525,000 || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Plymouth Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)|Plymouth Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $6,075,000 || {{d}}
 
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| [[Poynette Replace Elementary School Referendum (2008)|Poynette Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $13,675,000 to close two elementary schools and build a new one. || ''failed on 4/1/08, defeated again on 11/4/08 '' ||
 
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| [[Random Lake School Repair Referendum (2008)|Random Lake Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $640,000 to make various repairs. || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Rhinelander Schools Construction and New Pool (2008)|Rhinelander Swimming Pool Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $23,350,000 for new construction. || ''failed on 4/1/08 and 9/9/08, defeated again on 11/4/08'' ||
 
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| [[Rhinelander Building Costs Referendum (2008)|Rhinelander Referendum]] || Exceed spending caps by $225,000 to pay the operating costs of new construction. || ''failed on 4/1/08 and 9/9/08, defeated again on 11/4/08'' ||
 
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| [[Saint Francis Science Lab Construction Referendum (2008)|St Francis Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $14,900,000 to build a new science lab. || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Seneca Maintenance Referendum (2008)|Seneca Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $800,000 || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
 
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| [[Sun Prairie Area New Swimming Pool (2008)|Sun Prairie Swimming Pool Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $3,900,000 for a new swimming pool. || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
 
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| [[Sun Prairie Area Swimming Pool Maintenance (2008)|Sun Prairie Referendum]] || Exceed spending caps by $288,205 per year to pay the operational costs of a new swimming pool. || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Tigerton Remodeling Referendum (2008)|Tigerton Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $1,980,00 for remodeling. || {{ap}}
 
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| [[Washburn Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)|Washburn Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $900,000 || ''failed on 4/1/08, approved on 11/4/08'' ||
 
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| [[Watertown Additional Staff Referendum (2008)|Watertown Referendum]] || Exceed spending caps by $3,920,000 per year through 2017 ||  {{d}}
 
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| [[Watertown New Construction Referendum (2008)|Watertown Construction Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $22,385,000 for new construction. || {{ap}}
 
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| [[West Bend New Elementary School Referendum (2008)|West Bend Elementary School Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $41,450,000 to build a new elementary school. || {{d}}
 
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| [[West Bend Renovate Badger Middle School (2008)|West Bend Middle School Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $27,400,000 for renovations. || {{d}}
 
 
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===School Bonds, September 9th, 2008===
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There were 12 legislatively referred referenda on the September 9, 2008, ballots in Wisconsin. All of them are [[bond issue]]s to add funds to school budgets. If all of the bonds had passed, a total of '''$65,445,000''' would have been authorized.
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===2014===
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* [[April 1, 2014 ballot measures in Wisconsin|April 1]]
  
Eight of the 12 school bond referenda passed, and four were turned down by the voters, authorizing a total of '''$36.73 million'''.
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===2013===
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* [[February 19, 2013 ballot measures in Wisconsin|February 19]] • [[April 2, 2013 ballot measures in Wisconsin|April 2]]
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===2012===
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* [[February 21, 2012 ballot measures in Wisconsin|February 21]] • [[April 3, 2012 ballot measures in Wisconsin|April 3]] • [[August 14, 2012 ballot measures in Wisconsin|August 14]] • [[November 6, 2012 ballot measures in Wisconsin|November 6]]
  
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* [[February 15, 2011 ballot measures in Wisconsin|February 15]] [[April 5, 2011 ballot measures in Wisconsin|April 5]] [[May 17, 2011 ballot measures in Wisconsin|May 17]] [[July 12, 2011 ballot measures in Wisconsin|July 12]] [[September 6, 2011 ballot measures in Wisconsin|September 6]] [[September 13, 2011 ballot measures in Wisconsin|September 13]] [[November 8, 2011 ballot measures in Wisconsin|November 8]]
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| [[Colby School Maintenance Referendum (2008)|Colby Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $2,550,000 for general maintenance. || <span style="color:green">'''Passed'''</span>
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| [[Colby Schools Service Liability Referendum (2008)|Colby Unfunded Pensions]] || Issue debt in the amount of $1,400,000 to fund pensions. || <span style="color:green">'''Passed'''</span>
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| [[Deerfield Community School Maintenance Referendum (2008)|Deerfield Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $1,875,000. || <span style="color:green">'''Passed'''</span>
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| [[Mineral Point Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)|Mineral Point Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $3,980,000. || <span style="color:red">'''Failed''' </span>
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| [[Montello Schools Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)|Montello Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $1,900,000. || <span style="color:green">'''Passed'''</span>
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| [[Neillsville Schools Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)|Neillsville Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $1,500,000. || <span style="color:green">'''Passed'''</span>
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| [[Rhinelander Schools Construction and New Pool (2008)|Rhinelander Construction Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $23,350,000 for new construction. || <span style="color:red">'''Failed''' </span>
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| [[Rhinelander Building Costs Referendum (2008)|Rhinelander Operating Costs Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $225,000 per year. || <span style="color:red">'''Failed''' </span>
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| [[Rubicon Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)|Rubicon Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $450,000. || <span style="color:green">'''Passed'''</span>
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| [[Salem Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)|Salem Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $1,160,000 per year. || <span style="color:red">'''Failed''' </span>
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| [[Shawno New Construction Referendum (2008)|Shawno Referendum]] || Issue debt in the amount of $24,900,000 for the construction of a new preschool. || <span style="color:green">'''Passed'''</span>
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| [[Weston Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)|Weston Referendum]] || Exceed spending cap by $995,000. || ''failed on 4/1/08, returned to the 9/9/08 ballot where it passed''
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===School Bonds, 8/19 through 4/15 2008===
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===2010===
* [[Wausaukee Operation Expenses Referendum (2008)]] $6,750,000 ''failed on 2/19/08, returned to the 8/19/08 ballot where it passed''
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* [[February 16, 2010 ballot measures in Wisconsin|February 16]] [[April 6, 2010 ballot measures in Wisconsin|April 6]] [[April 13, 2010 ballot measures in Wisconsin|April 13]] [[June 15, 2010 ballot measures in Wisconsin|June 15]] [[November 2, 2010 ballot measures in Wisconsin|November 2]]
* [[Wausaukee Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $575,000 ''failed''
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* [[Salem Four Year Exceed Revenue Limits Referendum (2008)]] $1,595,000 ''failed''
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* [[Salem Improvements Referendum (2008)]] $6,500,000 ''passed''
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* [[Baldwin school bond referendum (2008)]]
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* [[Baldwin-Woodville Swimming Pool Referendum (2008)]] $3,500,000 ''failed''
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* [[City of Manitowoc Bond Referendum (2008)]] $7 million
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* [[Weyerhaeuser Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $1,804,357 ''failed on 4/1/08, returned to the 6/3/08 ballot where it passed''
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* [[Winneconne Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $1,760,000 ''failed on 4/1/08, returned to the 6/3/08 ballot where it passed''
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* [[Rio Community Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $1,270,000 ''failed on 2/19/08, passed on the 5/20/08 election''
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* [[Woodruff Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $4,125,000 ''failed on 2/19/08, returned on the 4/29/08 ballot where it failed again''
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* [[Gilmanton Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $125,000
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===2009===
* [[Alma Center Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $1,200,000 ''passed''
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* [[November 3, 2009 ballot measures in Wisconsin|November 3]] [[September 29, 2009 ballot measures in Wisconsin|September 29]] [[Wisconsin 2009 school bond measures#April 7, 2009 election|April 7]] [[Wisconsin 2009 school bond measures#February 17, 2009 election|February 17]]
* [[Baldwin-Woodville Swimming Pool Referendum (2008)]] $3,500,000 ''failed''
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* [[Baldwin-Woodville Area New Intermediate School (2008)]] $16,775,000 ''failed''
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* [[Belmont Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $1,750,000 ''passed''
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* [[Beloit Turner Stadium Referendum (2008)]] $2,500,000 ''failed''
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* [[Beloit Turner Improvements Referendum (2008)]] $6,100,000 ''passed''
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* [[Bonduel Maintenance Referendum (2008)]] $5,800,000 ''passed''
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* [[Boyceville Community Maintenance Referendum (2008)]] $5,825,000 ''passed''
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* [[Bruce Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $1,500,000 ''failed''
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* [[Cameron Maintenance Referendum (2008)]] $1,000,000 ''passed''
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* [[Cassville Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $3,900,000 ''passed''
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* [[Chetek Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $1,200,000 ''failed''
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* [[Cumberland Auditorium Construction (2008)]] $5,900,000 ''failed''
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* [[Durand Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $1,200,000 ''failed''
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* [[Elcho Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $2,500,000 ''failed''
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* [[Ellsworth Community Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] ''failed''
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* [[Elmbrook Renovation School Bond (2008)]] $62.2 million
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* [[Glendale-River Hills Maintenance Referendum (2008)]] $3,750,000
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* [[Greenfield New Utility Building (2008)]] $410,000
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* [[Greenfield New Swimming Pool (2008)]] $5,975,000
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* [[Hartford New Elementary School (2008)]] $24,952,000
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* [[Hartford New School Maintenance (2008)]] $593,000 per year
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* [[Iowa Grant Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $1,000,000
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* [[Jefferson High School Addition (2008)]] $45,600,000
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* [[LaCrosse New Elementary School (2008)]] $35,000,000
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* [[LaCrosse Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $20,875,000
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* [[Luxemburg-Casco Renovation Referendum (2008)]] $18,500,000
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* [[Manawa Exceed Revenue Limits for General Maintenance (2008)]] $195,000 per year ''failed''
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* [[Manawa Exceed Revenue Limits for Upgrades (2008)]] $4,800,000 ''failed''
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* [[Middleton-Cross Plains Transportation Center Referendum (2008)]] $3,900,000 ''passed''
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* [[Montello Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $2,925,000 ''failed''
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* [[Monticello Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $2,415,000 ''passed''
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* [[Pecatonica Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $350,000 ''passed''
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* [[Plum City Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $1,050,000 ''failed''
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* [[Portage General Maintenance Referendum (2008)]] $2,300,000 ''passed''
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* [[Princeton Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $800,000 ''passed''
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* [[Racine Maintenance School Bond (2008)]] $16.5 million ''passed''
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* [[Rice Lake New Middle School Referendum (2008)]] $29,000,000 ''failed''
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* [[River Ridge Football Field Referendum (2008)]] $165,000 ''failed''
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* [[River Ridge Debt Refinancing Referendum (2008)]] $595,000 ''passed''
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* [[River Ridge Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $1,580,000 ''passed''
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* [[Royall Outstanding Obligations Referendum (2008)]] $1,400,000 ''passed''
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* [[Sauk Prairie Acquire Property Referendum (2008)]] $2,200,000 ''passed''
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* [[Sevastopol Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $1,800,000 ''passed''
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* [[Shorewood Maintenance Referendum (2008)]] $9,650,000 ''passed''
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* [[Somerset New High School Referendum (2008)]] $35,434,000 ''failed''
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* [[Stockbridge Unfunded Retirement Accounts Referendum (2008)]] $272,000 ''passed''
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* [[Stockbridge Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $600,000 ''passed''
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* [[Washington Roof Replacement (2008)]] $75,000 ''passed''
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* [[Washington Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $255,000 ''passed''
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* [[Waupun Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $10,000,000 ''failed''
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* [[Wisconsin Heights Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $800,000 ''failed''
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===2008===
* [[Auburndale Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $160,000 ''failed''
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* [[Wisconsin 2008 school bond measures#School Bonds, November 4th, 2008|November 4]] • [[Wisconsin 2008 school bond measures#School Bonds, September 9th, 2008|September 9]] • [[Wisconsin 2008 school bond measures#School Bonds, 8/19 through 4/15 2008|April 15 to August 19]] • [[Wisconsin 2008 school bond measures#School Bonds, April 1st, 2008|April 1st]] • [[Wisconsin 2008 school bond measures#School Bonds, February 19th, 2008|February 19]]
* [[Auburndale Unfunded Retirement Accounts Referendum (2008)]] $1,000,000 ''failed''
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* [[Auburndale Capital Improvements Referendum (2008)]] $860,000 ''failed''
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* [[Darlington Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $2,800,000 ''passed''
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[[Adams County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Adams]] • [[Ashland County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Ashland]] • [[Barron County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Barron]] • [[Bayfield County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Bayfield]] • [[Brown County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Brown]] • [[Buffalo County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Buffalo]] • [[Burnett County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Burnett]] • [[Calumet County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Calumet]] • [[Chippewa County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Chippewa]] • [[Clark County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Clark]] • [[Columbia County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Columbia]] • [[Crawford County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Crawford]] • [[Dane County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Dane]] • [[Dodge County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Dodge]] • [[Door County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Door]] • [[Douglas County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Douglas]] • [[Dunn County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Dunn]] • [[Eau Claire County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Eau Claire]] • [[Florence County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Florence]] • [[Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Fond du Lac]] • [[Forest County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Forest]] • [[Grant County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Grant]] • [[Green County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Green]] • [[Green Lake County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Green Lake]] • [[Iowa County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Iowa]] • [[Iron County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Iron]] • [[Jackson County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Jackson]] • [[Jefferson County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Jefferson]] • [[Juneau County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Juneau]] • [[Kenosha County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Kenosha]] • [[Kewaunee County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Kewaunee]] • [[La Crosse County, Wisconsin ballot measures|La Crosse]] • [[Lafayette County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Lafayette]] • [[Langlade County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Langlade]] • [[Lincoln County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Lincoln]] • [[Manitowoc County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Manitowoc]] • [[Marathon County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Marathon]] • [[Marinette County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Marinette]] • [[Marquette County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Marquette]] • [[Menominee County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Menominee]] • [[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Milwaukee]] • [[Monroe County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Monroe]] • [[Oconto County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Oconto]] • [[Oneida County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Oneida]] • [[Outagamie County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Outagamie]] • [[Ozaukee County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Ozaukee]] • [[Pepin County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Pepin]] • [[Pierce County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Pierce]] • [[Polk County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Polk]] • [[Portage County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Portage]] • [[Price County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Price]] • [[Racine County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Racine]] • [[Richland County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Richland]] • [[Rock County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Rock]] • [[Rusk County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Rusk]] • [[Sauk County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Sauk]] • [[Sawyer County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Sawyer]] • [[Shawano County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Shawano]] • [[Sheboygan County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Sheboygan]] • [[St. Croix County, Wisconsin ballot measures|St. Croix]] • [[Taylor County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Taylor]] • [[Trempealeau County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Trempealeau]] • [[Vernon County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Vernon]] • [[Vilas County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Vilas]] • [[Walworth County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Walworth]] • [[Washburn County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Washburn]] • [[Washington County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Washington]] • [[Waukesha County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Waukesha]] • [[Waupaca County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Waupaca]] • [[Waushara County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Waushara]] • [[Winnebago County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Winnebago]] • [[Wood County, Wisconsin ballot measures|Wood]]
* [[Kenosha Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $2,427,000 ''passed''
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* [[Kenosha High School Additions Referendum (2008)]] $52,500,000 ''passed''
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* [[Marshfield Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $13,500,000 ''passed''
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* [[Merrill Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $2,915,000 ''failed''
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* [[Thorp Shop Addition Referendum (2008)]] $490,000 ''passed''
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* [[Waterloo HVAC Upgrades Referendum (2008)]] $1,500,000 ''passed''
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==2007==
 
===School bonds, November 4, 2007===
 
* [[Hartford New Elementary School Bond (2007)]] $24.9 million, failed
 
* [[Hartford Classroom Staffing School Bond (2007)]] exceed state spending limits by $593,000 per year, failed
 
  
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Local voters in Wisconsin support marijuana legalization and a $50 million dollar performing arts development Apr 02, 2014

By Josh Altic

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In Dane County, a much anticipated advisory referendum question asking county residents if the state of Wisconsin should legalize Marijuana passed easily, with 64.5 percent of voters approving. By approving the question, voters authorized a county resolution calling on state legislators to lead the state in the direction taken by Colorado and Washington. Although this advisory question was a victory for marijuana activists, many were hoping for even higher approval rating to deliver an even stronger message to state lawmakers. In fact, in November 2010 an almost identical question received 75.5 percent of the vote. This 2010 question, however, took place during a general election, when voter turnout is much higher. The 2014 question, as it was held in April, featured a turnout that was much lower and more likely to consist of older, more conservative voters. Under 64,000 electors cast a vote yesterday, which is very low compared to the 2010 general election turnout of over 210,000. This year's question, however, did receive approval in the village of Dane, the town of Bristol and the town of Black Earth, which are considered more conservative areas of the county.[1]

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In the city and county of Eau Claire, voters showed their support of the proposed $50 million Confluence Project to build a new performing arts center, as well as commercial and retail space and student housing. City voters turned down an initiative that, if approved, would have required a citywide vote to authorize city subsidies or contributions of over $1 million to any performing arts related development project. This would have put the city's proposed $5 million subsidy of the Confluence Project on hold until a public referendum in November. County voters approved a question asking if the county should provide a $3.5 million contribution to the project.

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School bond and tax votes

See also: School bond and tax elections in Wisconsin

Wisconsin has a revenue cap that limits the amount of property tax revenue school districts can bring in. If any school district wants to exceed revenue limits, they are required to have a ballot measure. Wisconsin also requires ballot measures for any school bonding that exceeds $1 million dollars. However, Wisconsin has generous exemptions for school districts required to hold bond elections. School districts are exempt from voter approval to issue new bonding if a district is ordered by a state or federal court to remove hazardous substances or to be in compliance with fire standards. Also, school districts are exempt from bond elections if they are purchasing or detaching property from a former consolidated school district.

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