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Wisconsin Women's Suffrage Referendum, Question 4 (1912)

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The Wisconsin Women's Suffrage Referendum was a Wisconsin referendum / legislatively-referred state statute on the November 5, 1912 ballot in Wisconsin, where it was defeated.

This referendum sought to extend the right to vote in the state to women.[1]

Election results

Question 4
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No227,05462.59%
Yes 135,736 37.41%

Official results via: The Wisconsin Blue Book 1913

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

"Shall Chapter 227 of the laws of 1911, entitled 'An act extending the right of suffrage to women' be adopted."[2]

Path to the ballot

  • Law Submission: Ch.227 (1911)[1]

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