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November 3, 1908

Total votes cast: Men 44,923; Women 723.

Proposal to issue $500,000 in bonds in order to build an electric light plant. Two-thirds (29,949) of total male vote required for passage

Ward For Against
1 517 126
2 1168 352
3 1313 317
4 1455 549
5 1248 369
6 263 84
7 948 207
8 2137 772
9 705 255
10 584 174
11 785 177
12 572 72
13 1008 313
Total 12,703 3767

Referendum failed.

Shall the City approve and adopt Laws of Minnesota 1907, Ch. 452, which allows cities to own and operate public utilities? Three-fifths (26,954) of total male vote required for passage.

Ward For Against
1 529 115
2 1362 266
3 1382 289
4 1695 447
5 1307 316
6 327 61
7 1299 168
8 2500 600
9 868 232
10 608 175
11 829 150
12 626 64
13 1143 233
Total 14,475 3116

Referendum failed.

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