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Ohio Issue 3, Election of Members of the Public Utilities Commission (1982)

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The Ohio Election of Members of the Public Utilities Commission Amendment, also known as Issue 1, appeared on the November 2, 1982 ballot in Ohio as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.[1] This amendment would have provided for the election of members of the state Public Utilities Commission.

Election results

Ohio Issue 3 (1982)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No2,175,89367.38%
Yes 1,053,274 32.62%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Proposed Constitutional Amendment
To adopt Article XIX of the Constitution of the State of Ohio

This amendment would:

  1. Change the system of selecting members of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio so that they would be elected on a nonpartisan basis rather than appointed by the governor, and that candidates for the office receive a form of public financing for their campaigns;
  2. Give the commission the authority to supervise and regulate every public utility (except municipally owned utilities), railroads, and other transportation for hire within the state as may be provided by law;
  3. Provide for one commissioner to be elected chairman by majority vote of commission members and grant to the chairman sole authority over the appointment, removal, and compensation of commission employees, including special service contracts.
If adopted, this amendment shall take effect on December 2, 1982.

Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?

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