Ohio Highway Bonds, Issue 1 (1964)

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The Ohio Highway Bonds Amendment, also known as Issue 1, was on the May 5, 1964 ballot as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Ohio, where it was approved.[1] This amendment authorizes bonds for the construction and maintenance of highways.

Election results

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

Election results via the Ohio Secretary of State.[2]

Text of measure

See also: Ohio Constitution, Article VIII

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

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? [4]

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