The Ohio Homestead Exemptions Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the November 5, 1968 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided an exemption from the homestead tax for homeowners 65 years of age and older.
| Ohio Amendment 2 (1968)|
|Yes|| 1,382,016|| 43.09%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
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.
The measure would have amended Section 2 of Article XII of the Ohio Constitution.
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 11, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 11, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 11, 2015
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Endorsements," November 3, 1968
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.