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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