Kentucky Poll Tax and Separate Schools, Amendment 1 (1996)

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Kentucky Amendment 1 was on the November 6, 1996 ballot. It was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment and was approved with 67.29% of the votes.

Election results

Amendment 1
Approveda Yes 567,790 67.29%

Text of the Ballot

Are you in favor of amending Sections 180 and 187 of the Constitution of Kentucky to remove language permitting a local government to levy a poll tax on each person residing within the county or city, and to remove language requiring the separate schools for "white" and "colored" children be maintained?

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