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Ohio Homestead Exemptions, Amendment 2 (1968)
The Ohio Homestead Exemptions Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the November 5, 1968 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have provided an exemption from the homestead tax for homeowners 65 years of age and older.
|Ohio Amendment 2 (1968)|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Shall Section 2 of Article XII of the Constitution of the state of Ohio be amended to allow that the General Assembly may provide by law for a homestead exemption? The qualifications and conditions for such exemption shall be set by the General Assembly, subject to the limitation that an owner of a homestead shall be a resident of the state of Ohio, shall be 65 years of age or older, and shall reside in the homestead. The General Assembly may also provide, by law, for a homestead exemption for all residents of Ohio who own and reside in the homestead, the amount of such exemption to be determined by or in accordance with law.||”|
- Ohio 1968 ballot measures
- 1968 ballot measures
- List of Ohio ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Ohio
- Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 11, 2015
- Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 11, 2015
- State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 11, 2015
- Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Endorsements," November 3, 1968
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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