Kenosha, Milwaukee County, Racine vote in favor of marijuana legalization referendum

The referendums do not make marijuana legal but show the support the community has for its legalization.
Posted at 6:54 AM, Nov 09, 2022

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — There is major support for the legalization of marijuana in several local cities, according to election results.

Kenosha, Milwaukee County, and Racine all had marijuana legalization referendums on the ballot for Tuesday's election.


The results for those referendums are in and show a large majority support the legalization of marijuana.

In Kenosha, 72% of voters said they support legalizing marijuana. In Milwaukee, 74% of those who voted want to see marijuana legalized. Racine saw the highest percentage, with 76% of voters supporting the legalization of marijuana.

Editor's note: It was previously reported that these referendums were for Kenosha, Milwaukee and Racine counties. They were actually just for the city of Kenosha, City of Racine, and Milwaukee County. That change has been made in the story above.

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