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This page is a [[Ballotpedia:Portals|hub]] to connect you to everything on [[Ballotpedia:About|Ballotpedia]] about '''[[Wisconsin]]''' and its [[ballot]]; [[laws governing direct democracy in Wisconsin|laws]], [[History of direct democracy in Wisconsin|history]], ballot propositions [[Wisconsin ballot measures|statewide]] and [[Wisconsin local ballot measures|local]], [[Wisconsin political consultants|consultants]] and [[Wisconsin political organizations|organizations]].
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* If you'd like to work on building this part of Ballotpedia, [[Ballotpedia:Wisconsin|here's where to get started]] or [[Ballotpedia:Community|join the community]] or just [[Getting Started on Ballotpedia|register and dive in]].
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* If you want to read about everything to do with ballots, statewide ballot propositions, local ballot measures and school referenda in Wisconsin, you've come to the right place.  Use this page as a hub to find what you seek.
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|style="color:#000;"|'''Wisconsin voters mixed on school measures'''
After failing to convince Rhinelander voters to pass a school referendum on April 1, some members of the pro-referendum committee are now lobbying for another vote.[http://newsofthenorth.net/article.cfm?articleID=23876 ...more]
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'''April 7, 2009''': On April 7, Wisconsin voters split on 44 local school measures, defeating 22 and approving 22. Voters in other Wisconsin school districts have school choices to make on April 21, 28 and May 19.
 
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'''Government of Wisconsin'''<br>
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[[Wisconsin Constitution]] •
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[[Judgepedia:Wisconsin Supreme Court|Supreme Court]] •
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[[Wisconsin_State_Assembly|State Assembly]] •
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[[Wisconsin Senate|Senate]] •
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[[Governor_of_Wisconsin|Governor]] •
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[[Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor|Lieutenant Governor]] •
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[[Wisconsin Secretary of State|Secretary of State]]
  
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'''Wisconsin Counties'''<br>
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[[Sunshinereview:Adams County, Wisconsin|Adams]] • [[Sunshinereview:Ashland County, Wisconsin|Ashland]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Barron County, Wisconsin|Barron]] • [[Sunshinereview:Bayfield County, Wisconsin|Bayfield]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Brown County, Wisconsin|Brown]] • [[Sunshinereview:Buffalo County, Wisconsin|Buffalo]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Burnett County, Wisconsin|Burnett]] • [[Sunshinereview:Calumet County, Wisconsin|Calumet]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Chippewa County, Wisconsin|Chippewa]] • [[Sunshinereview:Clark County, Wisconsin|Clark]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Columbia County, Wisconsin|Columbia]] • [[Sunshinereview:Crawford County, Wisconsin|Crawford]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Dane County, Wisconsin|Dane]] • [[Sunshinereview:Dodge County, Wisconsin|Dodge]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Door County, Wisconsin|Door]] • [[Sunshinereview:Douglas County, Wisconsin|Douglas]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Dunn County, Wisconsin|Dunn]] • [[Sunshinereview:Eau Claire County, Wisconsin|Eau Claire]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Florence County, Wisconsin|Florence]] • [[Sunshinereview:Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin|Fond du Lac]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Forest County, Wisconsin|Forest]] • [[Sunshinereview:Grant County, Wisconsin|Grant]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Green County, Wisconsin|Green]] • [[Sunshinereview:Green Lake County, Wisconsin|Green Lake]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Iowa County, Wisconsin|Iowa]] • [[Sunshinereview:Iron County, Wisconsin|Iron]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Jackson County, Wisconsin|Jackson]] • [[Sunshinereview:Jefferson County, Wisconsin|Jefferson]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Juneau County, Wisconsin|Juneau]] • [[Sunshinereview:Kenosha County, Wisconsin|Kenosha]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Kewaunee County, Wisconsin|Kewaunee]] • [[Sunshinereview:La Crosse County, Wisconsin|La Crosse]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Lafayette County, Wisconsin|Lafayette]] • [[Sunshinereview:Langlade County, Wisconsin|Langlade]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Lincoln County, Wisconsin|Lincoln]] • [[Sunshinereview:Manitowoc County, Wisconsin|Manitowoc]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Marathon County, Wisconsin|Marathon]] • [[Sunshinereview:Marinette County, Wisconsin|Marinette]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Marquette County, Wisconsin|Marquette]] • [[Sunshinereview:Menominee County, Wisconsin|Menominee]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Milwaukee County, Wisconsin|Milwaukee]] • [[Sunshinereview:Monroe County, Wisconsin|Monroe]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Oconto County, Wisconsin|Oconto]] • [[Sunshinereview:Oneida County, Wisconsin|Oneida]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Outagamie County, Wisconsin|Outagamie]] • [[Sunshinereview:Ozaukee County, Wisconsin|Ozaukee]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Pepin County, Wisconsin|Pepin]] • [[Sunshinereview:Pierce County, Wisconsin|Pierce]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Polk County, Wisconsin|Polk]] • [[Sunshinereview:Portage County, Wisconsin|Portage]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Price County, Wisconsin|Price]] • [[Sunshinereview:Racine County, Wisconsin|Racine]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Richland County, Wisconsin|Richland]] • [[Sunshinereview:Rock County, Wisconsin|Rock]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Rusk County, Wisconsin|Rusk]] • [[Sunshinereview:Sauk County, Wisconsin|Sauk]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Sawyer County, Wisconsin|Sawyer]] • [[Sunshinereview:Shawano County, Wisconsin|Shawano]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Sheboygan County, Wisconsin|Sheboygan]] • [[Sunshinereview:St. Croix County, Wisconsin|St. Croix]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Taylor County, Wisconsin|Taylor]] • [[Sunshinereview:Trempealeau County, Wisconsin|Trempealeau]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Vernon County, Wisconsin|Vernon]] • [[Sunshinereview:Vilas County, Wisconsin|Vilas]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Walworth County, Wisconsin|Walworth]] • [[Sunshinereview:Washburn County, Wisconsin|Washburn]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Washington County, Wisconsin|Washington]] • [[Sunshinereview:Waukesha County, Wisconsin|Waukesha]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Waupaca County, Wisconsin|Waupaca]] • [[Sunshinereview:Waushara County, Wisconsin|Waushara]] •
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[[Sunshinereview:Winnebago County, Wisconsin|Winnebago]] • [[Sunshinereview:Wood County, Wisconsin|Wood]] •'''[[Sunshinereview:Wisconsin counties|All Wisconsin counties...]]'''
  
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* [[Wisconsin 2009 school bond measures]]
 
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* [[Wisconsin state assembly (2008)]]
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'''Ballots and elections'''
* [[Wisconsin state senate (2008)]]
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April 7, 2009: On April 7, Wisconsin voters split on 44 local school measures, defeating 22 and approving 22. Voters in other Wisconsin school districts have school choices to make on April 21, 28 and May 19.

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Ballots and elections

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Wisconsinites can vote on...

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