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.
| Minnesota Amendment 1 (1896)|
| Yes|| 130,354|| 74.30%|
Election results via: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
Text of measure
The text of the measure can be read here.