Ohio 30-Day Voter Eligibility, Issue 1 (1977)

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The Ohio 30-Day Voter Eligibility Amendment, also known as Issue 1, was on the November 8, 1977 ballot in Ohio as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment allows citizens who have been legally registered to vote for 30 days to do so.

Election results

Ohio Issue 1 (1977)
Approveda Yes 1,965,361 61.59%

Election results via Ohio Secretary of State.[2]

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

Proposed Constitutional Amendment
To Amend Section 1 of Article V of the Constitution of Ohio

To provide that a person is entitled to vote at all elections if he has been registered to vote for 30 days and has the other qualifications of an elector and to provide that a person who is registered and fails to vote in at least one election during any period of four consecutive years must register again before being entitled to vote.

Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?[4]

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