Wisconsin Constitution Ratification Referendum, Question 1 (1847)

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The Wisconsin Constitution Ratification Referendum was a Wisconsin referendum on the April 5, 1847 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.[1]

  • This referendum sought to ratify the Wisconsin Constitution of 1846.[1]

Election results

Question 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No20,23158.90%
Yes 14,119 41.10%

Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Yes
No[2]

  • The two statements would have been printed on separate tickets to put in a ballot box.

Path to the ballot

  • Submission to the People: Article XIX, Section 9 of The Wisconsin Constitution of 1846[1]

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