The Ohio Ballot Board Amendment
, also known as Issue 1
, appeared on the June 6, 1978 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was approved
This amendment requires the Ohio Ballot Board to write the language for all ballot issues.
| Ohio Issue 1 (June 1978)|
| Yes|| 720,661|| 65.53%|
Election results via Ohio Secretary of State.
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|| Proposed Constitutional Amendment
To amend Section 1g of Article II of the Constitution of Ohio
- To require the Ohio Ballot Board to write the ballot language for state issues proposed by initiative or referendum petition.
- To reduce the number of times initiative and referendum proposals must be advertised preceding the election.
- To make the requirements for circulating and signing initiative and referendum petitions similar to those for petitions for candidates.
Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Ohio 1970-1979 ballot measures and election results," accessed July 31, 2013
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "A History of Statewide Issue Votes in Ohio," accessed July 31, 2013
- ↑ Sunday Times-Sentinel, "Ballot Language, Explanations, Arguments, and Resolutions for Amendments to the Ohio Constitution Proposed by the general Assembly to be Submitted to the Voters at the Primary Election, June 6, 1978," May 22, 1978