1998 Referendum General Election Results - Wisconsin
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  Referendum: Amendment 1 (Guaranteeing the Right to Bear Arms)Popular Vote
Yes 1,205,873 73.94%
No 425,052 26.06%
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Election Notes:
  • Ballot Question: “Right to keep and bear arms. Shall section 25 of article I of the constitution be created to declare that the people have the right to keep and bear arms for security, defense, hunting, recreation or any other lawful purpose?”

    Text of Section: [Article I] Section 25. The people have the right to keep and bear arms for security, defense, hunting, recreation or any other lawful purpose.

Demographic Data

2000 Population:5,363,675Enum.2000 Population Density:38.1persons/km2
1998 Population:5,297,672Est.1998 Population Density:37.7persons/km2
1990 Population:4,891,769Enum.1990 Population Density:34.8persons/km2
Land Area (2000):140,663km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.9%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Wisconsin Secretary of State. Vote by County, November 3, 1998, Wisconsin Secretary of State (http://www.legis.state.wi.us/lrb/bb/99bb/ch10.pdf) (accessed 16 Apr 2007)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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