Minnesota, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Constitutional convention

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Minnesota, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Constitutional convention
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Minnesota Constitution, Article IX, Section 2
Two-thirds of the members elected to each house of the legislature may submit to the electors at the next general election the question of calling a convention to revise this constitution. If a majority of all the electors voting at the election vote for a convention, the legislature at its next session, shall provide by law for calling the convention. [...]

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

Subject Matter:

Submitting to the electorate the question of whether to have a constitutional convention

Actors

Author:
Legislature : 2/3 majority
Initiator:
Law : Constitution
Decision maker:
Electorate : Requires votes of a majority of all the electors voting at the election

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
Legal source does not mention turnout quorum
Approval Quorum:
Legal source does not mention approval quorum. However the revision must be passed by a majority of all the voters voting at the election.
Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

Wording Of Ballot Question:
Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

Archive:
Remarks: