The April 4th election will have 2 statewide referenda. One referendum will have two questions dealing with a court’s ability to impose cash bail on an alleged criminal. This is a binding referendum, meaning it will amend our state constitution if it passes with a simple majority. The other referendum is strictly advisory. It asks voters if they think able-bodied, childless adults should be required to look for work in order to receive tax-payer-funded welfare benefits. Nothing changes whether this referendum passes or fails.
These referenda are in addition to the statewide Wisconsin Supreme Court race between conservative jurist Dan Kelly and self-described liberal progressive Janet Protasiewicz. Voters will also have local races on their ballot and maybe local referenda. Myvote.wi.gov will soon have sample ballots posted. Visit committovotewi.org for more election info.