The Ohio Old Age Pensions Initiative, also known as Initiative 1, was on the November 6, 1923 ballot in Ohio as an indirect initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided for a state system of old age pensions. The measure also would have created a state pension commission and county board of welfare.
| Ohio Initiative 1 (1923)|
|Yes|| 390,599|| 33.44%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
||(By Supplementary Initiative Petition)
To provide for the payment by the State of pensions to citizens who have reached the full age of 65 years, and resided in the State not less than fifteen year, in such a sum as to assure an income of not less than $350 per annum to persons who make application for the same and come within certain prescribed conditions; and to create a State Pension Commission and County Boards of Welfare to have charge of administration of said proposed law.
To provide for the payment by the State, of pensions to aged persons under certain conditions.
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 6, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 6, 2015
- ↑ Hamilton Daily News, "How to Vote on Municipal Ticket," November 1, 1923
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.