The Ohio Transportation Bonds and Gas Tax Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was on the November 4, 1975 ballot in Ohio as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized up to $1.75 billion in transportation infrastructure bonds for the development, restoration and upgrading of highways and transportation facilities, to be funded by a gas tax increase.
| Ohio Amendment 3 (1975)|
|Yes|| 439,041|| 16.00%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||To authorize the issuance of bonds and notes in an amount not to exceed $1,750,000,000 to be paid from an additional levy of 9/10 of one cent per gallon gasoline tax, commencing April 1, 1976, and from other highway funds and the general revenue fund of the additional gasoline tax monies are insufficient, for the development, restoration and upgrading of highways and other transportation facilities.
Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?
The full text of the measure can be read here.
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 13, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 13, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 13, 2015
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Endorsements," November 3, 1975
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.