Note: Ballotpedia will be read-only from 9pm CST on February 25-March 5 while Judgepedia is merged into Ballotpedia.
For status updates, visit
Ballotpedia's coverage of elections held on March 3, 2015, will be limited. Select races will be covered live, and all results will be added once the merger is complete.

Wisconsin State Banks Referendum, Question 1 (1851)

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 22:38, 24 July 2013 by JWilliams (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
Voting on Banking
Ballot Measures
By state
By year
Not on ballot
Wisconsin Constitution
Flag of Wisconsin.png

The Wisconsin State Banks Referendum, also know as the Bank Question, was an advisory question / Wisconsin referendum on the November 2, 1851 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.[1]

This referendum sought voter opinion on whether to create a state banking system.[1]

Election results

Question 1
Approveda Yes 31,289 77.42%

Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

no Bank[2]

  • The two statements would have been printed on separate tickets to put in a ballot box.

Path to the ballot

  • Submission to the People: Ch.143 (1851)[1]

See also

Suggest a link

External links