The Wisconsin General Banking Law Referendum was a legislatively-referred state statute / Wisconsin referendum on the November 2, 1852 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.
- This referendum created the Wisconsin general banking law.
In 1902, fifty years after this first banking law referendum, the necessity of a general referendum to create or change banking laws was repealed by a constitutional amendment.
| Question 1|
| Yes|| 32,826|| 79.03%|
Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
For the banking law
Against the banking law
- The two statements would have been printed on separate tickets to put in a ballot box.
Path to the ballot
- Submission to the People: Ch.479 (1852)