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The '''Wisconsin Property Tax Classification Amendment''' was a {{lrcafull}} on the [[1961 ballot measures#Wisconsin|April 4, 1961]] ballot in [[Wisconsin]], where it was '''approved'''.
 
The '''Wisconsin Property Tax Classification Amendment''' was a {{lrcafull}} on the [[1961 ballot measures#Wisconsin|April 4, 1961]] ballot in [[Wisconsin]], where it was '''approved'''.
  
*This amendment modified [[Article VIII, Wisconsin Constitution#Section 1|Article VIII, Section 1]] of the Wisconsin Constitution to separate private and personal property from other merchant property for tax purposes.<ref name="sb61"/>
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This amendment modified [[Article VIII, Wisconsin Constitution#Section 1|Article VIII, Section 1]] of the Wisconsin Constitution to separate private and personal property from other merchant property for tax purposes.<ref name="sb61"/>
  
 
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Official results via: [http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/WI/WI-idx?type=header&id=WI.WIBlueBk1962 The Wisconsin Blue Book 1962]
 
Official results via: [http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/WI/WI-idx?type=header&id=WI.WIBlueBk1962 The Wisconsin Blue Book 1962]
  
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* [http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/WI/WI-idx?type=header&id=WI.WIBlueBk1962 The Wisconsin Blue Book 1962]
 
* [http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/WI/WI-idx?type=header&id=WI.WIBlueBk1962 The Wisconsin Blue Book 1962]
 
* [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/SiteMap/FreePdfPreview.aspx?img=101019339 "Facsimile Ballot Notice of Judicial, School Superintendent and Referenda Election, Dane County, April 4, 1961," The Capital Times, March 27, 1961]
 
* [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/SiteMap/FreePdfPreview.aspx?img=101019339 "Facsimile Ballot Notice of Judicial, School Superintendent and Referenda Election, Dane County, April 4, 1961," The Capital Times, March 27, 1961]
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The Wisconsin Property Tax Classification Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the April 4, 1961 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.

This amendment modified Article VIII, Section 1 of the Wisconsin Constitution to separate private and personal property from other merchant property for tax purposes.[1]

Election results

Question 6
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 381,881 63.40%
No220,43436.60%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1962

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall section 1 of article VIII of the constitution be amended so that the taxation of merchants' stock-in-trade, manufacturers' materials and finished products, and livestock need not be uniform with the taxation of real and other personal property, but the taxation of all such merchants' stock-in-trade, manufacturers' materials and finished products and livestock shall be uniform, except that the legislature may provide that the value thereof shall be determined on an average basis?[1]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: AJR 120 & JR 77 (1959)
  • Second Legislative Approval: SJR 34 & JR 13 (1961)[2]

See also

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