The Ohio Urban Service Authority Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 2, 1965 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have allowed electors to vote on the creation of local Urban Service Authorities.
| Ohio Amendment 1 (1965)|
|Yes|| 892,657|| 39.86%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall the Constitution of Ohio be amended by adding Sections 5 and 6 to Article X to authorize the electors of municipalities, townships and counties to adopt by popular vote a charter creating an Urban Service Authority?
The measure would have amended Article X of the Ohio Constitution.
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 11, 2015
- ↑ 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.