The Ohio Homestead Exemptions Amendment
, also known as Issue 2
, was on the November 5, 1968 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was defeated
This amendment would have provided an exemption from the homestead tax for homeowners 65 years of age and older.
| Ohio Issue 2 (1968)|
|Yes|| 1,382,016|| 43.09%|
Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.
Text of measure
- See also: Ohio Constitution Section 2, Article XII
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|| Shall Section 2 of Article XII of the Constitution of the state of Ohio be amended to allow that the General Assembly may provide by law for a homestead exemption? The qualifications and conditions for such exemption shall be set by the General Assembly, subject to the limitation that an owner of a homestead shall be a resident of the state of Ohio, shall be 65 years of age or older, and shall reside in the homestead. The General Assembly may also provide, by law, for a homestead exemption for all residents of Ohio who own and reside in the homestead, the amount of such exemption to be determined by or in accordance with law.