Minnesota 1916 ballot measures
- All eight of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Two of the measures were approved.
- Six of the measures were defeated.
On the ballot
|Amendment 1||Gov't Finances||Authorizes a fund to improve state school lands|
|Amendment 2||Education||Authorizes investment of school funds in first mortgages|
|Amendment 3||Resources||Authorizes the state to mine ore under public waters|
|Amendment 4||Judiciary||Increases the number of justices of the Supreme Court|
|Amendment 5||State exec||Authorizes the governor to cut down items in appropriation bills|
|Amendment 6||Property||Authorizes condemnation of private lands|
|Amendment 7||Direct democracy||Establishes initiative and referendum|
|Amendment 8||Judiciary||Extends terms of probate judges|
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