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Wisconsin General Banking Law Referendum, Question 2 (1862)

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The Wisconsin General Banking Law Referendum was a legislatively-referred state statute / Wisconsin referendum on the November 4, 1862 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.[1]

This referendum modified the general banking law to set a maximum interest rate of seven percent.[1]

Election results

Question 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 46,269 85.58%
No7,79414.42%

Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

For amendment to the banking law
Against amendment to the banking law[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.203 (1862)[1]

See also

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