Ohio Notice for Municipal Charters, Amendment 3 (1970)

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The Ohio Notice for Municipal Charters Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was on the November 3, 1970 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure allowed notices for municipal charters to be published in newspapers instead of requiring them to be mailed.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 3 (1970)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,326,818 52.24%
No1,212,81447.76%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

TO ALLOWS NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING IN LIEU OF MAILED NOTICE OF PROPOSED MUNICIPAL CHARTER AMENDMENTS.

(Prepared by Resolution of the General Assembly of Ohio)
A majority affirmative vote is necessary for passage.
Shall Section 9 of Article XVIII of the Constitution of Ohio be amended to allow that copies of Proposed Municipal Charter amendments may be mailed to the electors in the same manner as is provided for copies of a proposed charter or that notice of proposed Municipal Charter amendments may be given by newspaper advertising as provided by law? If adopted the amendment becomes effective January 1, 1971, and the existing section shall be repealed from such effective date.[5]

Constitutional changes

The measure amended Section 9 of Article XVIII of the Ohio Constitution.

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