The Ohio Tax Increase for School Foundation Program Initiative, also known as Initiative 1, was on the November 2, 1965 ballot in Ohio as an indirect initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized a tax increase to provide additional funds to the Ohio School Foundation Program.
| Ohio Initiative 1 (1965)|
|Yes|| 805,762|| 31.93%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall a law be enacted to recalculate the School Foundation Program, to increase the operating allowance factor, to establish a 30% minimum guarantee in the distribution of funds, to provide increased salary allowances for teachers and other school personnel, and to increase the retail sales tax and the storage and use tax to provide funds for these purposes?
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 11, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 11, 2015
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Endorsements," November 1, 1965
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.