Wisconsin Municipal Eminent Domain Amendment, Question 7 (1914)

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The Wisconsin Municipal Eminent Domain 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 3b of the Wisconsin Constitution to define the property which may be taken by municipals for public purposes.[1]

Election results

Question 7
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No154,94571.71%
Yes 61,122 28.29%

Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"For amendment creating section 3b of article XI, defining the property which may be taken by municipal corporations for public purposes."[2]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: AJR 104 & JR 37 (1911)
  • Second Legislative Approval: AJR 10 & JR 25 (1913)
  • Submission to the People: Ch.770 (1923)[1]

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