Wisconsin Overseas Voting Rights, Question 2 (1978)
This question was part of two combined questions on the November 1978 ballot which sought to update Wisconsin laws in accordance with federal mandates regarding voting rights. This question specifically sought the voters approval to permit all U.S. citizens who live overseas to vote in federal elections in Wisconsin if it was their last state of residency.
|Question 1 - Oveaseas Voting|
Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1979-1980
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
"Shall state law be amended to permit U.S. citizens who are living in a foreign country to vote in federal elections in Wisconsin if they last resided in this state before leaving this country, as required by federal law?"
Path to the ballot
- The referendum was placed on the ballot under Ch.394 (Section 55) of the Wisconsin Laws of 1977
- The Wisconsin Blue Book 1978-1980
- Chapter 394, Laws of 1977
- "The City of Milwaukee Sample ballot - November 7, 1978," The Milwaukee Journal, November 6, 1978
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