Ohio Alcohol Transportation Licenses, McDermott Act Veto Referendum (1915)
The Ohio Alcohol Transportation Licenses Veto Referendum, also known as McDermott Act Veto Referendum, was on the November 2, 1915 ballot in Ohio as a veto referendum, where it was defeated. The McDermott Act was legislation to provide for licenses and related regulation to transport alcohol.
- The McDermott Act Veto Referendum was one of the first two veto referendums to appear on the Ohio statewide ballot.
|Ohio Veto Referendum 2 (1915)|
In the above results, "yes" means approve the law and "no" means reject (repeal) the law. Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|“|| FOR [AGAINST] AMENDED SENATE BILL NO. 307
(THE McDERMOTT ACT)
- Historical Ohio Ballot Measure Election Results
- Sample Ballot (in a political advertisement in The Bryan Times, October 26, 1915)
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors, (updated 1/24/13)"
- ↑ The Sunday Vindicator, "Liquor License Suits in Buckeye State," November 2, 1915
- ↑ The Bryan Times, "Vote Against the Sprague Law; Guide For Marking The Ballot," (Political Advertisement) October 26, 1915