Wisconsin Federal Land Taxation Amendment, Question 2 (April 1951)

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The Wisconsin Federal Land Taxation Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the April 3, 1951 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.

This amendment modified Article II, Section 2 of the Wisconsin Constitution to allow for local and state taxation of federal lands when permitted by federal law.[1]

Election results

Question 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 305,612 62.13%
No186,28437.87%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1952

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall Article II, Section 2, of the state constitution be amended so as to allow state and local taxation of land the property of the United States when permitted by federal law?"[2]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: AJR 64 & JR 11 (1949)
  • Second Legislative Approval: AJR 7 & JR 7 (1951)[1]

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