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after this first banking law referendum, the necessity of a general referendum to create or change banking laws was repealed by a constitutional amendment.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)