Wisconsin Impeachment Language Amendment, Question 3 (1932)

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The Wisconsin Impeachment Language Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 8, 1932 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.

This amendment modified Article VII, Section 1 of the constitution to fix a verbal error relating to impeachments.[1]

Election results

Question 3
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 436,113 66.31%
No221,56333.69%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 2011-2012

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall Section 1 of Article VII of the constitution relative to impeachments be amended by inserting the word "Assembly" in place of "House of Representatives" so as to correct a verbal error without making any change in procedure?[2]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: SJR 103 & JR 72 (1929)
  • Second Legislative Approval: SJR 8 & JR 58 (1931)[1]

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