Wisconsin Radioactive Waste Disposal Site, Question 1 (April 1983)

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The Wisconsin Radioactive Waste Disposal Question was a Wisconsin referendum / advisory question on the April 5, 1983 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.

This advisory question sought the opinion of the people of Wisconsin as to whether to allow a nuclear waste disposal site in the state.[1]

Election results

Radioactive Waste Disposal Site
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No628,41488.92%
Yes 78,327 11.08%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1983-1984

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Do you support the construction of a national or regional high-level radioactive waste disposal site in Wisconsin?"[1]

Path to the ballot

  • The advisory question was submitted to the ballot through AJR5 and JR5 of 1983[2]

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