Minnesota Highway Bond Restrictions, Amendment 2 (1980)
The Minnesota Highway Bond Restrictions Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the November 4, 1980 ballot in Minnesota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have removed restrictions on the interest rates and amounts of highway bonds.
|Minnesota Amendment 2 (1980)|
Although the measure gathered more "yes" votes than "no" votes, Minnesota requires that the majority of all voters vote "yes" in order to pass an amendment. In 1980, there were 2,079,411 total voters, requiring a vote of at least 1,039,706 to pass a measure.
Election results via: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
Text of measure
The text of the measure can be read here.
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