Minnesota Motor Vehicle Sales Tax, Amendment 1 (2006)

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The Minnesota Motor Vehicle Sales Tax Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 7, 2006 ballot in Minnesota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure dedicated the motor vehicle sales tax to highways and public transportation.[1]

Election results

Minnesota Amendment 1 (2006)
Approveda Yes 1,270,042 60.25%

Election results via: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot said[2]:

Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to dedicate revenue from a tax on the sale of new and used motor vehicles over a five-year period, so that after June 30, 2011, all of the revenue is dedicated at least 40 percent for public transit assistance and not more than 60 percent for highway purposes?


The full text of the measure can be read here.

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