The Wisconsin Initiative and Referendum Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.
This amendment sought to modify Article IV, Section 1 of the Wisconsin Constitution to create initiative and referendum rights in the state.
| Question 2|
|Yes|| 84,934|| 36.38%|
Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
"For amendment to section 1 of article IV, providing for the initiative and referendum and giving to the people the power by their votes to enact, adopt, or reject laws or proposed laws."
Path to the ballot
- First Legislative Approval: AJR 36 & JR 74 (1911)
- Second Legislative Approval: AJR 4 & JR 22 (1913)
- Submission to the People: Ch.770 (1923)