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.
This referendum sought voter opinion on whether to create a state banking system.
| Question 1|
| Yes|| 31,289|| 77.42%|
Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
- 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)