Ohio Highway Bonds, Issue 1 (1953)

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The Ohio Highway Bonds Amendment, also known as Issue 1, was on the November 3, 1953 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment authorizes the issuance of bonds up to $500 million, the proceeds of which used to construct a highway system.

Election results

Ohio Issue 1 (1953)
Approveda Yes 1,035,869 60.49%

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

Text of measure

See also: Ohio Constitution, Article VIII

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

Shall the proposed amendment of Article VIII of the Constitution of the state of Ohio, to provide adequate highways in Ohio and to issue revenue bonds in an amount not to exceed $500 million to provide funds therefor, be adopted?


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