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* [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=U_UZAAAAIBAJ&sjid=sCMEAAAAIBAJ&pg=4113%2C2629261 "Facsimile Ballot Notice of Judicial, School Superintendent, Senatorial and Referendum Election," The Milwaukee Journal, Apr 4, 1949]
 
* [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=U_UZAAAAIBAJ&sjid=sCMEAAAAIBAJ&pg=4113%2C2629261 "Facsimile Ballot Notice of Judicial, School Superintendent, Senatorial and Referendum Election," The Milwaukee Journal, Apr 4, 1949]
 
* [http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=U_UZAAAAIBAJ&sjid=sCMEAAAAIBAJ&pg=5834%2C2622001 Explanation of the Amendments by the Department of State, The Milwaukee Journal, Apr 4, 1949]
 
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The Wisconsin Federal Lands Tax was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the April 5, 1949 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.

  • This amendment sought to modify Article II, Section 2 of the Wisconsin Constitution to repeal the prohibition on taxing federal lands.[1]

Election results

Question 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No297,23754.78%
Yes 245,412 45.22%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1950

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall article II, section 2 of the constitution be amended so as to repeal the provision that no tax be imposed by the state on land which is the property of the United States?"[2]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: AJR 26 & JR 33 (1947)
  • Second Legislative Approval: SJR 6 & JR 2 (1949)[1]

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