Wisconsin Home Rule Amendment, Question 4 (1914)

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The Wisconsin Home Rule Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.

  • This amendment sought to create Article XI, Section 3a of the Wisconsin Constitution to create the right for city and village home rule.[1]

Election results

Question 4
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No141,47262.19%
Yes 86,020 37.81%

Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"For amendment creating section 3a of article XI, giving to the people of cities and villages the right to home rule."[2]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: SJR 31 & JR 73 (1911)
  • Second Legislative Approval: SJR 19 & JR 21 (1913)
  • Submission to the People: Ch.770 (1923)[1]

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