The Wisconsin General Banking Law Referendum was a legislatively-referred state statute / Wisconsin referendum on the November 5, 1861 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.
This referendum modified the general banking law in regard to the circulation of bank notes.
| Question 1|
| Yes|| 57,646|| 95.82%|
Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
For amendments to the banking law
Against amendments to 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.242 (1861)