Commentary on Wisconsin’s K-12 Tax & Spending increase climate

Will Flanders:

There were 71 referenda on the ballot around the state this spring. Voters only approved 42 of them—a 60.56% passage rate. While this number may seem relatively high, it is actually extremely low in comparison to recent years. The figure below shows the referenda passage rate over the last ten years.  Spring and fall passage rates are combined for ease of understanding.

Madison Receives More Redistributed Federal Taxpayer Funds; $70,659,827 (!)