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Ohio Issue 1, Lottery Proceeds for Education (1987)

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The Ohio Lottery Proceeds for Education Amendment, also known as Issue 1, was on the November 3, 1987 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment requires the use of state lottery proceeds to go towards education.

Election results

Ohio Issue 1 (1987)
Approveda Yes 1,984,905 77.86%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

Proposed Constitutional Amendment
To amend Section 6 of Article XV of the Constitution of the State of Ohio

The proposed amendment would require that the entire net proceeds of the state lottery be used for the support of elementary, secondary, vocational, and special education programs as determined by the Ohio General Assembly, and would establish a separate fund for the entire net proceeds.

If adopted, this amendment shall take effect on January 1, 1988

Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?[3]

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  1. Ohio Secretary of State, "Ohio 1987 ballot measures and election results," accessed July 31, 2013
  2. Toledo Blade, "Proposed Amendment to the Ohio Constitution," October 18, 1987
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.