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1979 Statewide Referendum: Senate Presiding Officer

Race Type

Referendum

Filing Deadline

1/1/1979 12:00 pm

Polls Open

4/3/1979 7:00 am

Polls Close

4/3/1979 8:00 pm

Term Starts

4/4/1979 12:00 pm

Term Ends

12/31/9999 11:55 pm

Database Record

Posted 8/25/2009, Updated 7/13/2012

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NARRATIVE

Ballot Question: "Shall section 9 of article IV of the constitution be amended, and shall the first sentence of section 8 of article V of the constitution be repealed, to eliminate the lieutenant governor's function as senate presiding officer and to permit the state senate, instead, to select its presiding officer from among its members?"


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CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Yes
(YES)

372,734
53.27%

 

No
(NO)

327,008
46.73%

 

Source for election returns: http://images.library.wisc.edu/WI/EFacs/WIBlueBks/BlueBks/WIBlueBk1979/reference/wi.wibluebk1979.i0016.pdf


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