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Spring Election Notice: In the Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary held on April 2, 2024, there were 0 (zero) Provisional Ballots issued. 

Type A Notice of Referendum- Spring Election

TYPE A NOTICE
OF REFERENDUM ELECTION
April 4, 2023

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at an election to be held in the several towns, villages, cities, wards,
and election districts of the State of Wisconsin, on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, the following questions will be
submitted to a vote of the people pursuant to law:

QUESTION 1: “Conditions of release before conviction. Shall section 8 (2) of article I of the
constitution be amended to allow a court to impose on an accused person being released before
conviction conditions that are designed to protect the community from serious harm?”

QUESTION 2: “Cash bail before conviction. Shall section 8 (2) of article I of the constitution be
amended to allow a court to impose cash bail on a person accused of a violent crime based on the
totality of the circumstances, including the accused’s previous convictions for a violent crime, the
probability that the accused will fail to appear, the need to protect the community from serious harm
and prevent witness intimidation, and potential affirmative defenses?”

QUESTION 3: “Shall able-bodied, childless adults be required to look for work in order to receive taxpayer-
funded welfare benefits?”

This referendum ballot is a result of 2023 Enrolled Joint Resolution 2 and 2023 Enrolled Joint
Resolution 4, a copy of which can be viewed or downloaded from the Wisconsin Elections Commission website
at https://elections.wi.gov/memo/certification-referendum-question-andtype-notice-referendum-april-4-2023-
spring-election and also on the Legislature’s website at
https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/2023/proposals/reg/sen/joint_resolution.

A copy also can be obtained from the office of the county clerk, or the Legislative Documents Room at 1 East
Main Street, Madison, Wisconsin.