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   WI Ballot Measure - Authorizing the Creation of a Wisconsin State Lottery

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1987 Statewide Referendum: Authorizing the Creation of a Wisconsin State Lottery

Race Type

Referendum

Filing Deadline

1/1/1987 12:00 pm

Polls Open

4/7/1987 7:00 am

Polls Close

4/7/1987 8:00 pm

Term Starts

4/7/1987 12:00 pm

Term Ends

12/31/9999 11:55 pm

Database Record

Posted 8/8/2009, Updated 7/12/2012

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NARRATIVE

Ballot Question: "Shall section 24 of article IV of the constitution be revised, and shall an additional provision be created in that section, to permit the creation of a lottery to be operated by the state as provided by law, prohibiting the use of public funds or lottery revenues for promotional advertising of the Wisconsin state lottery, requiring any advertising of the state lottery to indicate the odds of a specific lottery ticket to be selected as the winning ticket for each prize amount offered, and requiring that the net proceeds of the lottery must be used for property tax relief as provided by law?"


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CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Yes
(YES)

739,181
65.35%

 

No
(NO)

391,942
34.65%

 

Source for election returns: http://images.library.wisc.edu/WI/EFacs/WIBlueBks/BlueBks/WIBlueBk1987/reference/wi.wibluebk1987.i0016.pdf


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