Ohio Prohibition of Alcohol, Amendment 1 (1917)

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The Ohio Prohibition of Alcohol Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 6, 1917 ballot in Ohio as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. This amendment sought to modify the Ohio Constitution to prohibit the sale of alcohol as a beverage.[1]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 1 (1917)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No523,72750.05%
Yes 522,590 49.95%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State (1918)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

ARTICLE XV, SECTION 9

Prohibition of the sale and manufacturing or sale of intoxicating liquors as a beverage.[2][3]

Support

Vote Dry
Vote for Prohibition (in the Youngstown Vindicator, October 29, 1917)

Other political advertisements

Opposition

Vote against Prohibition
Vote against Prohibition (in the Youngstown Vindicator, November 4, 1917)

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See also

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