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Minnesota Pardoning Power, Amendment 1 (1896)

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The Minnesota Pardoning Power Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 3, 1896 ballot in Minnesota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure took pardoning power from the governor and conferred it upon a pardon board.[1]

Election results

Minnesota Amendment 1 (1896)
Approveda Yes 130,354 74.30%

Election results via: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

Text of measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

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