Wisconsin State Executive Official Terms of Office, Question 3 (April 1951)

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The Wisconsin State Executive Official Terms of Office Question was a Wisconsin referendum / advisory question on the April 3, 1951 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.

The referendum sought the Wisconsin voters' opinion as to whether to increase terms of office for state executive officials from 2 to 4 years.[1]

Election results

Question 3
Defeatedd No328,61360.92%
Yes 210,821 39.08%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1952

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall the constitution be amended to increase from 2 years to 4 years, the terms of office for governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, state treasurer and attorney-general?"[2]

Path to the ballot

  • The referendum was placed on the ballot under SJR 11 and JR 13 of 1951.[1]

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