Minnesota, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Amendments; ratification, Submission to people of constitution drafted at convention

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Minnesota, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Amendments; ratification, Submission to people of constitution drafted at convention
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Minnesota Constitution, Article IX
Section 1
A majority of the members elected to each house of the legislature may propose amendments to this constitution. Proposed amendments shall be published with the laws passed at the same session and submitted to the people for their approval or rejection at a general election. If a majority of all the electors voting at the election vote to ratify an amendment, it becomes a part of this constitution. If two or more amendments are submitted at the same time, voters shall vote for or against each separately.
[...]
Section 3
A convention called to revise this constitution shall submit any revision to the people for approval or rejection at the next general election held not less than 90 days after submission of the revision. If three-fifths of all the electors voting on the question vote to ratify the revision, it becomes a new constitution of the state of Minnesota.

Source: Constitution of the State of Minnesota (retrieved 3 July 2017)

Subject Matter:

Adopting constitutional amendments via obligatory referendums

Actors

Author:
Legislature or Constitutional Convention : A majority of both houses of legislature is required to propose amendments
Initiator:
Law
Decision maker:
Electorate : When proposed by the legislature, an amendment requires a majority of all the electors voting at the election; when proposed by constitutional convention, the revision requires a 3/5 majority of those voting on the question (Minnesota Constitution, Article IX, Sections 1 & 3)

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
Legal source does not mention turnout quorum
Approval Quorum:
Legal source does not mention approal quorum. However, amendments proposed by legislature must be approved by a majority of all electors voting at the election.
Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

Minnesota Constitution, Article IX
Section 1
[...] Proposed amendments shall be published with the laws passed at the same session and submitted to the people for their approval or rejection at a general election. [...]
Section 3
A convention called to revise this constitution shall submit any revision to the people for approval or rejection at the next general election held not less than 90 days after submission of the revision. [...]

Source: Constitution of the State of Minnesota (retrieved 3 July 2017)

Procedural Elements

Wording Of Ballot Question:

Minnesota Constitution, Article IX, Section 1
[...] If two or more amendments are submitted at the same time, voters shall vote for or against each separately.

Source: Constitution of the State of Minnesota (retrieved 3 July 2017)

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