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Wisconsin State Government Formation Referendum, Question 1 (1846)

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The Wisconsin State Government Formation Referendum was a Wisconsin referendum on the April 7, 1846 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.[1]

This referendum approved the formation of the state government.[1]

Election results

Question 1
Approveda Yes 12,334 83.22%

Official results via: Wisconsin Blue Book 2011 - 2012

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

for State Government
against State Government[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: Wisconsin Territorial Laws of 1846, page 5 (Jan. 31)[1]

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