The Minnesota Popular Approval of Railroad Tax Law Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 7, 1871 ballot in Minnesota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure required any changes to railroad gross earnings tax laws to be submitted to the public for popular approval.
| Minnesota Amendment 1 (1871)|
| Yes|| 41,814|| 81.94%|
Election results via: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
Text of measure
The text of the measure can be read here.