The Ohio Tax Limitations Referendum, also known as Referendum 1 or the Taft Act Referendum, was on the November 6, 1923 ballot in Ohio as a veto referendum, where it was defeated. The measure rejected a bill that would have revised laws relating to taxes, bonds, and budget systems for local governments.
| Ohio Referendum 1 (1923)|
|Yes|| 367,277|| 33.53%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
||(BY REFERENDUM PETITION)
The Taft Act (House Bill No. 20) passed by the 85th General Assembly of Ohio, March 30, 1923, vetoed by the Governor, April 18th, 1923, passed by the General Assembly of Ohio notwithstanding the objections of the Governor, April 28, 1923, and filed with the Secretary of State April 30, 1923.
To revise and codify the laws relating to the levy of taxes and the issue of bonds by taxing subdivisions, and to establish a budget system for local expenditure.
- ↑ 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.