The Ohio Newspaper Notification of Proposed Laws Amendment
, also known as Issue 1
, appeared on the November 2, 1971 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was approved
This amendment requires weekly newspaper printing of proposed laws or amendments for five consecutive weeks leading up to the election.
| Ohio Issue 1 (1971)|
| Yes|| 1,645,961|| 64.64%|
Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|| Shall section 1(G) of Article II of the Constitution of the state of Ohio be amended to require newspaper advertising once a week for five consecutive weeks preceding the election in lieu of mail notice of laws, proposed laws, or proposed amendments to the Constitution and further, to eliminate the requirement that a signer of initiative, supplementary or referendum petition place on such petition the ward and precinct in which his voting residence is located?
EFFECTIVE DATE AND REPEAL
If adopted, this amendment shall take effect January 1, 1972, and the existing section shall be repealed from such effective date.