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Ohio Bonus for Korean War Veterans, Issue 1 (1956)

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The Ohio Bonus for Korean War Veterans Amendment, also known as Issue 1, was on the November 6, 1956 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment authorizes the payment of a bonus to veterans and survivors of veterans of the Korean War.

Election results

Ohio Issue 1 (1956)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2,202,510 71.24%
No889,24528.16%

Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.[2]

Text of measure

See also: Ohio Constitution Section 2b, Article VIII

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

To amend Article VIII of the Constitution of the state of Ohio to provide for payment of compensation by the state of Ohio to certain of its residents who shall have served in the armed services of United States during the Korean conflict, or to certain of their survivors, and to issue bonds of the state of Ohio, the face value of which shall not exceed $30,000,000, to provide the funds therefor, not to exceed $400 for each veteran and to transfer money from the fund created by section 2b of Article VIII of the Ohio Constitution.

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