Minnesota Unlimited Road and Bridge Tax, Amendment 2 (1908)

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The Minnesota Unlimited Road and Bridge Tax Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the November 3, 1908 ballot in Minnesota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have permitted unlimited state taxation for road and bridge purposes.[1]

Election results

Minnesota Amendment 2 (1908)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No5655726.83%
Yes 154,226 73.17%

Although the measure gathered more "yes" votes than "no" votes, Minnesota requires that the majority of all voters vote "yes" in order to pass an amendment. In 1908, there were 355,263 total voters, requiring a vote of at least 177,632 to pass a measure.

Election results via: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

Text of measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

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