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Wisconsin Judicial Qualifications and Retirement Amendment, Question 2 (April 1955)
Revision as of 21:20, 24 July 2013 by JWilliams
Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1956
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
"Shall section 24 of Article VII of the state constitution be created so as to provide that no person 70 years old or older may take officr as supreme court justice or circuit judge; that no person may serve as such a justice or justice or judge unless he is and has been licensed to practice law in this state for 5 years immediately prior to his election or appointment; that no such justice or judge may serve beyond the month in which he attains the age of 70, except that he may complete the term which he is serving or to which he has been elected when this section takes effect; and that any person retired under this section may, at the request of the chief justice of the supreme court, serve temporarily as a circuit judge?"
Path to the ballot
- First Legislative Approval: SJR 6 & JR 46 (1953)
- Second Legislative Approval: SJR 10 & JR 14 (1955)
- The Wisconsin Blue Book 1962
- "Facsimile Ballot Notice of Judicial and Referendum Elections, April 5, 1955" Stevens Point (Wisconsin) Daily Journal, March 28, 1955