The Ohio Copies of Proposed Charters Made Available to Voters Amendment
, also known as Issue 4
, appeared on the June 3, 1980 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was defeated
This amendment would have changed the ways proposed charters are delivered to voters.
| Ohio Issue 4 (1980)|
|Yes|| 868,199|| 47.59%|
Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| Proposed Constitutional Amendment
To amend Section 4 of Article X and Section 8 of Article XVIII of the Ohio Constitution
If adopted, this amendment shall take immediate effect.
- This amendment would change the method by which copies of proposed municipal or county charters or changes to existing charters are delivered to registered voters. Under the amendment, the municipal clerk, or the legislative authority or elected charter commission of a county, must cause delivery of the proposed charter or amendments to the existing charter to each household where a registered voter resides in the municipality or county.
- The legislature may provide other means for publicizing proposed charters.
Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Ohio 1980 ballot measures and election results," accessed July 31, 2013
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "A History of Statewide Issue Votes in Ohio," accessed July 31, 2013
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "Ballot Language, Explanations, Arguments, and Resolutions for Amendments to the Ohio Constitution Proposed by the general Assembly to be Submitted to the Voters at the Primary Election, June 3, 1980," May 26, 1980