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Wisconsin Constitutional Convention Referendum, Question 2 (1866)

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The Wisconsin Constitutional Convention Referendum was a Wisconsin referendum on the November 6, 1866 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.[1]

This referendum sought the people's approval to hold a convention to revise the Wisconsin constitution.[2]

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

for convention
no convention[2]

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


  • The state legislature thought the state constitution should be updated to better reflect the demands of the people.[2]

Path to the ballot

  • Submission to the People: Joint Resolution 6 (1866)[2]

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