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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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