The Ohio Alcohol Transportation Licenses Referendum, also known as Referendum 2 or the McDermott Act Veto Referendum, was on the November 2, 1915 ballot in Ohio as a veto referendum, where it was defeated. The measure rejected a bill that would have regulated and provided licenses for the transportation of 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)|
|Yes|| 242,671|| 40.59%|
Note: 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)
AN ACT to provide for license to traffic in intoxicating liquors and to further regulate the traffic therein, and to amend sections 1261-16, 1261-17, 1261-18, 1261-19, 1261-20, 1261-21, 1261-24, 1261-33, 1261-40, 1261-41, 1261-43, 1261-46 and 1261-47 of the General Code.
- ↑ 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," accessed February 4, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 4, 2015
- ↑ The Bryan Times, "Vote Against the Sprague Law; Guide For Marking The Ballot," (Political Advertisement) October 26, 1915
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.