The Ohio Highway Bonds Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 3, 1953 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized the issuance of up to $500 million in bonds to be used to construct a highway system.
| Ohio Amendment 1 (1953)|
| Yes|| 1,035,869|| 60.49%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall the proposed amendment of Article VIII of the Constitution of the state of Ohio, to provide adequate highways in Ohio and to issue revenue bonds in an amount not to exceed $500 million to provide funds therefor, be adopted?
The full text of the measure can be read here.
The measure amended Article VIII of the Ohio Constitution.
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "Official Questions and Issues Ballot," November 2, 1953
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.