Wisconsin Women's Suffrage Amendment, Question 1 (1934)
- This amendment modified Article III, Section 1 of the Wisconsin Constitution to officially gives women the right to vote according to the state constitution.
Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1935
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
"Shall section 1 of article III of the constitution, relating to suffrage, be amended to eliminate obsolete provisions?"
Path to the ballot
- In 1912, a referendum on women's suffrage was defeated in Wisconsin.
- In 1919, Wisconsin became the first state to ratify the 19th amendment of the United States Constitution. However, it wasn't until this amendment that the Wisconsin constitution was changed to reflect women's suffrage rights.
- First Legislative Approval: AJR 52 & JR 91 (1931)
- Second Legislative Approval: SJR 74 & JR 76 (1933)
- Wisconsin Women's Suffrage Referendum, Question 4 (1912)
- 1934 ballot measures
- Wisconsin 1934 ballot measures
- List of Wisconsin ballot measures
- The Wisconsin Blue Book 1935
- Sample ballot in The Milwaukee Sentinel, Nov. 5, 1934
- A History of the woman's suffrage movement in Wisconsin by The Wisconsin Historical Society
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