The Ohio Bonds for Infrastructure Amendment
, also known as Issue 2
, was on the November 3, 1987 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was approved
This amendment permits the state to assist local governments with infrastructure improvements.
| Ohio Issue 2 (1987)|
| Yes|| 1,674,913|| 70.84%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Proposed Constitutional Amendment
To adopt Section 2k of Article VIII of the Constitution of the State of Ohio
This proposed amendment would:
If adopted, this amendment shall take immediate effect
- Permit the state government to finance or assist local governments in financing the construction of improvement of roads and bridges, wastewater treatment systems, water supply systems, solid waste disposal facilities, and storm water and sanitary collection, storage and treatment facilities through the issuance of bonds and other obligations.
- Limit the total principal amount of bonds and other obligations issued to 1.2 billion dollars. It would limit the amount of other bonds or obligations issued in any year to 120 million dollars. These would be general obligation bonds backed by the full faith and credit of the state of Ohio.
- Require the use of Ohio products, services and labor to the extent possible.
Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?