Ohio Repeal of Prohibition, Amendment 1 (1933)

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The Ohio Repeal of Prohibition Amendment was on the November 7, 1933 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.

This amendment repealed Article XV, Section 9, of the Ohio Constitution to end state prohibition of alcohol.[1]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 1 (1933)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,250,923 68.40%
No578,03531.60%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Proposing to repeal Section 9 of Article XV of the Constitution of the State of Ohio relative to prohibition.
ARTICLE XV SECTION 9

The sale and manufacture for sale of intoxicating liquors as a beverage are hereby prohibited. The General Assembly shall enact laws to make this provision effective. Nothing herein contained shall prevent the manufacture or sale of such liquors for medicinal, industrial, scientific, sacramental or other non-beverage purposes.


Shall Section 9 of Article XV of the Constitution of the State of Ohio be repealed?[2][3]

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