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

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The Ohio Transportation Bonds and Gas Tax Amendment, also known as Issue 3, appeared on the November 4, 1975 ballot in Ohio as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.[1] This amendment would have authorized transportation infrastructure bonds funded by a gas tax increase.

Election results

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

Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.[2]

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

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?[4]

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