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Ohio Sale of Water by Municipalities, Amendment 1 (1959)

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The Ohio Sale of Water by Municipalities Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 3, 1959 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure removed the limitation on the sale of water and sewage services by municipalities outside their corporate limits.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 1 (1959)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,085,378 58.32%
No775,61041.68%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

Shall Section 6 of Article XVIII of the Constitution of the state of Ohio be amended to remove the limitation on the sale of water and sewage services by municipalities outside their corporate limits?

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Constitutional changes

The measure amended Section 6 of Article XVIII of the Ohio Constitution.

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