Minnesota Loans for Asylum Buildings, Amendment 2 (1871)

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The Minnesota Loans for Asylum Buildings Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the November 7, 1871 ballot in Minnesota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized state loans for constructing an asylum facility for the insane, deaf, dumb and blind, as well as a state prison.[1]

Election results

Minnesota Amendment 2 (1871)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No40,79785.85%
Yes 6,724 14.15%

Election results via: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

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The text of the measure can be read here.

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