Wisconsin Sheriff Term Limits Amendment, Question 6 (April 1967)
- This amendment motified Article VI, Section 4 of the Wisconsin Constitution to state that sheriffs are no longer restricted to two consecutive terms of office.
Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1968
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
"Shall article VI, section 4 of the state constitution be amended so as to permit sheriffs to serve more than 2 terms or parts thereof in succession?"
(Article VI) Section 4. Sheriffs, coroners, registers of deeds, district attorneys, and all other county officers except judicial officers and chief executive officers, shall be chosen by the electors of the respective counties once in every two years. Sheriffs shall hold no other office
Path to the ballot
- First Legislative Approval: AJR 72 & JR 61 (1965)
- Second Legislative Approval: SJR 7 & JR 12 (1967)
- The Wisconsin Blue Book 1968
- "Judicial and Municipal Spring - Madison, Dane County, Wis., Election April 4,1967" Wisconsin State Journal, April 3, 1967
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