Wisconsin Property Tax Payment Methods Amendment, Question 1 (April 1941)

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The Wisconsin Property Tax Payment Methods Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the April 1, 1941 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.

  • This amendment modified Article VIII, Section 1 of the Wisconsin Constitution to allow cities, villages, and towns to collect and return property tax with methods such as installment payments.[1]

Election results

Wisconsin Question 1 (1941)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 330,971 71.06%
No134,80828.94%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1942

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall section 1 of article VIII of the constitution be amended so that the legislature may empower cities, villages or towns to collect and return taxes on real estate located therein by optional methods including installment payments?"[2]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: AJR 37 & JR 88 (1939)
  • Second Legislative Approval: AJR 15 & JR 18 (1941)[1]

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