2000 Campaign Finance Reform Referendum Results

Results of the 2000 advisory referendum on campaign finance reform held in 57 Wisconsin counties. 2000 Campaign Finance Reform Referendum Results

May 9, 2001

Below are the results from the 57 counties in which the campaign finance reform referendum appeared on the November 7, 2000 ballot. Over 90% of the voters in counties representing 86% of the state’s population approved the referendum.

Referendum question...

“Do you support legislation to reform the state campaign system that would limit campaign spending, require stricter contribution limits and require full and prompt disclosure of election related activities?”

COUNTY YES VOTES PERCENT
YES VOTES
Adams 7,241 92.5%
Ashland 5,266 90.0%
Bayfield 7,061 92.5%
Brown 28,486 88.7%
Buffalo 5,528 89.6%
Burrnett 6,882 91.3%
Chippewa 21,510 92.5%
Columbia 20,956 93.3%
Dane 191,669 93.9%
Dodge 29,839 91.4%
Door 12,768 91.2%
Douglas 16,954 92.5%
Dunn 14,129 89.2%
Eau Claire 36,918 91.7%
Florence 2,044 89.4%
Fond du Lac 37,404 91.0%
Green 1,153 92.1%
Green Lake 6,909 90.2%
Iowa 9,084 91.1%
Iron 2,765 88.0%
Jackson 6,924 90.5%
Jefferson 28,140 90.5%
Juneau 8,731 91.8%
Kenosha 41,875 89.6%
Kewaunee 8,206 91.4%
La Crosse 46,521 92.3%
Lafayette 6,005 91.0%
Langlade 8,063 90.7%
Lincoln 11,248 91.9%
Manitowoc 29,873 86.9%
Marathon 48,864 92.8%
Marinette 14,755 90.6%
Marquette 6,055 90.7%
Milwaukee 258,264 89.4%
Oconto 12,978 91.6%
Oneida 15,756 93.5%
Outagamie 55,243 92.3%
Ozaukee 37,635 89.5%
Pepin 2,737 89.7%
Pierce 14,799 90.8%
Polk 16,905 91.1%
Portage 26,004 91.5%
Racine 65,709 88.4%
Rock 55,883 92.0%
Rusk 5,994 90.9%
Sauk 20,923 93.9%
Taylor 7,180 91.0%
Trempealeau 10,030 90.7%
Vilas 10,263 92.4%
Walworth 29,581 89.8%
Washburn 6,787 86.2%
Washington 48,692 93.3%
Waukesha 137,950 79.7%
Waupaca 19,295 90.1%
Waushara 8,905 92.4%
Winnebago 61,235 92.3%
Wood 29,755 93.4%
TOTALS 1,670,043 90.2%