The Wisconsin City Debt Limit Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the April 3, 1951 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.
This amendment modified Article XI, Section 3 of the Wisconsin Constitution to set a debt limit for cities at 8% of taxable property.
| Question 1|
| Yes|| 313,739|| 62.05%|
Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1952
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
"Shall Article XI, Section 3, of the constitution be amended so that the total indebtedness of cities authorized to issue bonds for school purposes shall not exceed eight per centum of the value of taxable property in such cities?"
Path to the ballot
- First Legislative Approval: SJR 11 & JR 12 (1949)
- Second Legislative Approval: SJR 9 & JR 6 (1951)