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Constitutional Amendments

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Minn. Senate Leader Wants Higher Amendment Bar

Following the failure in November of two constitutional amendments championed largely by Republicans, DFL lawmakers now at the Capitol’s helm said Thursday they want to make it tougher to put such measures on the ballot.

01/10/2013

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Minn. Court Weighs Edited Ballot Question Titles

The Minnesota Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in separate lawsuits over the rewriting of ballot titles for two proposed constitutional amendments.

07/31/2012

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Altered Minn. Amendments Spur Partisanship Charges

Charges of partisanship flew at a Minnesota Senate hearing into proposed constitutional amendments that gained different topline names than the Legislature voted on earlier.

07/20/2012

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Minn. Senate OKs 2012 Vote On Gay Marriage Ban

The state Senate on Wednesday approved a statewide vote in 2012 on a gay marriage ban in the Minnesota Constitution, pushing forward what’s expected to be a contentious debate over the definition of legal unions.

05/11/2011

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Ready For The Constitutional Amendments?

Constitutional Amendments could be something you see a lot of on your 2012 election ballot. Check out this story from Doug Grow of Minn Post.

05/05/2011

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Several Legislative Issues Could End Up In Voters’ Hands

A key Republican lawmaker wants voters to curb lawmakers’ spending by amending the Minnesota Constitution.

05/03/2011