Wisconsin Equal Suffrage Referendum, Question 2 (1847)

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The Wisconsin Equal Suffrage Referendum was a constitutional convention referral / Wisconsin referendum on the April 5, 1849 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.

  • This referendum sought to extend equal suffrage men over the age of 21, regardless of skin color.[1]

Election results

Question 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No14,61565.60%
Yes 7,664 34.40%

Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012

Path to the ballot

  • Submission to the People: Supplementary Resolution to the Wisconsin Constitution of 1846[1]

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