Ohio Transportation Bonds and Gas Tax, Amendment 3 (1975)

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The Ohio Transportation Bonds and Gas Tax Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was on the November 4, 1975 ballot in Ohio as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized up to $1.75 billion in transportation infrastructure bonds for the development, restoration and upgrading of highways and transportation facilities, to be funded by a gas tax increase.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 3 (1975)
Defeatedd No2,304,85484.00%
Yes 439,041 16.00%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

To authorize the issuance of bonds and notes in an amount not to exceed $1,750,000,000 to be paid from an additional levy of 9/10 of one cent per gallon gasoline tax, commencing April 1, 1976, and from other highway funds and the general revenue fund of the additional gasoline tax monies are insufficient, for the development, restoration and upgrading of highways and other transportation facilities.

Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?[5]

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The full text of the measure can be read here.

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