Minnesota Loans for Asylum Buildings, Amendment 1 (1872)

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The Minnesota Loans for Asylum Buildings Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 5, 1872 ballot in Minnesota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized state loans for the construction of a hospital for the insane, an asylum for the deaf, dumb and blind and a state prison.[1]

Election results

Minnesota Amendment 1 (1872)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 29,158 52.03%
No26,88147.97%

Election results via: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

Text of measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

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