North Dakota Compensation Private Property Taken for Public Use, Referendum 5 (1956)

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The North Dakota Compensation Private Property Taken for Public Use, also known as Referendum 5, was on the June 26, 1956 ballot in North Dakota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] The measure permitted the state or any of its departments, agencies or political subdivisions to take possession of the right-of-way upon making an offer to purchase and by depositing the amount of such offer with the clerk of the district court of the county wherein the right-of-way is located.[2]

Election results

North Dakota Referendum 5 (1956)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 68,111 53.01%
No60,37136.99%

Election results via: Legislative Manual, Official Vote of North Dakota Primary Election, 1956

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The measure permitted the state or any of its departments, agencies or political subdivisions to take possession of the right-of-way upon making an offer to purchase and by depositing the amount of such offer with the clerk of the district court of the county wherein the right-of-way is located.[2]

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