Wisconsin General Banking Law Referendum, Question 1 (1866)

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The Wisconsin General Banking Law Referendum was a legislatively-referred state statute / Wisconsin referendum on the November 6, 1866 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.[1]

This referendum modified the general banking law in regard to taxing shareholders.[2]

Election results

Question 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 49,714 72.19%
No19,15127.81%

Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

For amendment
Against amendment[2]

  • 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.102 (1866)[1]

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