The Ohio Bonus for Korean War Veterans Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 6, 1956 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the payment of a bonus to veterans and survivors of veterans of the Korean War.
| Ohio Amendment 1 (1956)|
| Yes|| 2,202,510|| 71.24%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||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.
The measure amended Section 2b of Article VIII of the Ohio Constitution.
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Youngstown Vindicator, "General Election Sample Ballots," November 5, 1956
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.