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Ohio Single-Member Districts, Amendment 1 (1967)

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The Ohio Single-Member Districts Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 7, 1967 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure would have apportioned the general assembly into single-member state legislative districts.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 1 (1967)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,315,736 59.17%
No908,01040.83%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

Shall the Constitution of the state of Ohio be amended to establish House of Representatives districts and Senate districts at the next federal decennial census, and to provide a method for the apportionment of the House of Representatives and Senate into single-member districts beginning in 1973 and every 10 years thereafter, and to repeal the existing provisions?[5]

Constitutional changes

The measure amended Article XI of the Ohio Constitution.

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