Wisconsin State Auditing Amendment, Question 1 (1946)

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The Wisconsin State Auditing Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 5, 1946 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.

  • This amendment sought to modify Article X, Section 3 of the Wisconsin Constitution to repeal a provision which makes the Secretary of State the State Auditor, and provide for the legislation of state auditing in its place.[1]

Election results

Question 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 480,938 60.95%
No308,07239.05%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1948

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall section 33 of article IV and section 2 of article VI of the constitution be amended so as to repeal the provision which makes the secretary of state the state auditor and in lieu therof to authorize the legislature to provide by legislation for the auditing of state accounts?"[2]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: SJR 35 & JR 60 (1943)
  • Second Legislative Approval: SJR 24 & JR 73 (1945)[1]

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