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Wisconsin Transportation for Private School Students Amendment, Question 7 (April 1967)

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The Wisconsin Transportation for Private School Students Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the April 4, 1967 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.

This amendment created Article I, Section 23 of the Wisconsin Constitution to permit the legislature to provide use of public transportation to students of private schools.[1]

Election results

Question 7
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 494,236 56.72%
No377,10743.28%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1968

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall section 23 of article I of the constitution be created so that the legislature may provide for the safety and welfare of children by providing for the transportation of children to and from any parochial or private school or institution of learning?"[1]

Constitutional changes

(Article I) Section 23. Nothing in this constitution shall prohibit the legislature from providing for the safety and welfare of children by providing for the transportation of children to and from any parochial or private school or institution of learning.[1]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: AJR 70 & JR 46 (1965)
  • Second Legislative Approval: AJR 7 & JR 13 (1967)[2]

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