Ohio Commerce on Sundays, Amendment 1 (1962)

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The Ohio Commerce on Sundays Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 6, 1962 ballot in Ohio as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have limited the power of the state to forbid the sale of certain goods and services on Sundays.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 1 (1962)
Defeatedd No1,697,43357.11%
Yes 1,274,792 42.89%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

Shall the proposed amendment to the Constitution of the state of Ohio, providing that the sale of certain articles and services may not be prohibited on Sunday or any other day of the week in the state of Ohio, be adopted?


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