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Wisconsin Veterans' Housing Amendment, Question 1 (April 1949)

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The Wisconsin Veterans' Housing Amendment was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the April 5, 1949 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was approved.

  • This amendment modified Article VIII, Section 10 of the Wisconsin Constitution to allow internal improvement debt for veterans' housing.[1]

Election results

Question 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 311,576 51.73%
No290,73648.27%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1950

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall article VIII, section 10 of the constitution be amended so that the state may appropriate money for the acquisition, improvement or constrution of veterans' housing?"[2]

Path to the ballot

  • First Legislative Approval: SJR 2 & JR 1 (1948 Special Session)
  • Second Legislative Approval: SJR 5 & JR 1 (1949)[1]

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