You have no statewide Initiative & Referendum rights.

For more information about how to get involved in bringing the initiative process to Wisconsin, contact the Citizens in Charge Foundation Wisconsin Citizen State Coordinator:

Orville Seymour

(414) 573-8709

Email Orville


See the results of a poll on support for statewide initiative & referendum here.

Grade: D

Click here to view Wisconsin’s individual report in Of the People, By the People, For the People: A 2010 Report Card on Statewide Voter Initiative Rights.

State Balloting Process

How to bring the ballot initiative process to Wisconsin


The name Wisconsin is practically synonymous with Progressivism, yet
this state has never had a statewide initiative and referendum process.
Indeed, it is one of only three states where voters turned down their
opportunity to get it (Texas and Rhode Island are the others). The
circumstances were as follows… Read More

Ballot Qualifications & Schedule

There is currently no statewide initiative or referendum in Wisconsin. Join Citizens in Charge Foundation and volunteer to help organize your state.