Wisconsin General Banking Law Referendum, Question 1 (1852)
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after this first banking law referendum, the necessity of a general referendum to create or change banking laws was repealed by a constitutional amendment.
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)
- Election Notice inThe Watertown Chronicle, October 27, 1852
- Chapter 479 in the Wisconsin General Laws of 1852