Wisconsin 1914 ballot measures
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- All ten questions were legislatively-referred constitutional amendment.
- All ten questions were defeated.
On the ballot
|Question 1||Supermajority||Allows constitutional amendments to be submitted to the people after 3/5ths approval by the legislature|
|Question 2||Direct Democracy||Creates initiative and referendum rights in the state|
|Question 3||Welfare||Allows for the creation of a state annuity insurance system|
|Question 4||County and municipal governance||Creates the right for city and village home rule|
|Question 5||Judiciary||Allows the legislature to decrease the number of judiciary circuits and increase the number of judges|
|Question 6||Recall||Creates the right to recall elected officials, other than judges|
|Question 7||Eminent Domain||Defines the property which may be taken by municipals for public purposes|
|Question 8||Direct democracy||Allows citizens to petition the legislature for constitutional amendments|
|Question 9||Welfare||Allows for the creation of a state insurance system|
|Question 10||Salaries of elected officials||Changes legislative pay to $600 per year and allows for 2 cents a mile travel compensation|
- 1914 ballot measures
- List of Wisconsin ballot measures
- Wisconsin Legislature
- List of ballot measures by state
- History of Constitutional Amendments / Statewide Referendum Elections (p.217-224)
- "Wake Up, Mr. Voter": Full page political ad in the The Milwaukee Sentinel, Nov 2, 1914, urging voters to vote 'No' on all ten amendments.