Ohio Highway Bonds, Amendment 1 (May 1964)

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The Ohio Highway Bonds Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the May 5, 1964 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure raised the public debt by $500 million in order to permit the state to issue bonds for highways.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 1 (May 1964)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,011,817 65.26%
No538,68434.74%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[4]

To amend Article VIII of the Constitution of the State of Ohio to provide adequate highways in Ohio and to issue bonds or other obligations in an amount not to exceed five hundred million dollars to provide funds therefor, payable from fees, excises or license taxes, relating to registration, operation, or use of vehicles on public highways, or to fuels used for propelling such vehicles.

SHALL ARTICLE VIII OF THE CONSTITUTION OF OHIO BE AMENDED TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE TO ISSUE AND SELL BONDS OR OTHER OBLIGATIONS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $500,000,000 TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR HIGHWAYS, THE FAITH AND CREDIT OF THE STATE TO BE PLEDGED FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF AND SUCH OBLIGATIONS TO BE PAYABLE FROM THESE EXCISES OR LICENSE TAXES RELATING TO REGISTRATION, OPERATION, OR USE OF VEHICLES ON PUBLIC HIGHWAYS AND FROM TAXES ON FUELS USED IN PROPELLING SUCH VEHICLES? [5]

Constitutional changes

The measure amended Article VIII of the Ohio Constitution.

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