Wisconsin Legislative Redistricting, Question 1 (1952)

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The Wisconsin Legislative Redistricting Question, also known as The Legislative Reapportionment Question, was a legislatively-referred state statute / Wisconsin referendum on the November 4, 1952 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.

This question sought the Wisconsin voters' approval regarding the redistribution of the legislature by area and population.[1]

Election results

Question 1
Defeatedd No753,09252.20%
Yes 689,615 47.80%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1954

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall the Constitution be amended to provide for the establishment of either senate or assembly districts on an area as well as population basis?"[2]

Path to the ballot

  • The referendum was placed on the ballot under Ch.728 of the Wisconsin Laws of 1951.[1]

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