Ohio Issue 2, Homestead Tax Reduction (1990)

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The Ohio Homestead Tax Reduction Amendment, also known as Issue 2, was on the November 6, 1990 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment allows spouses of persons receiving a homestead tax exemption to continue receiving it after their spouse's death.

Election results

Ohio Issue 2 (1990)
Approveda Yes 2,967,935 88.84%

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

Text of measure

See also: Ohio Constitution Section 2, Article XII

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

Proposed Constitutional Amendment
To amend Section 2 of Article XII of the Constitution of the State of Ohio

To permit the general assembly to allow surviving spouses of persons who were receiving a homestead tax reduction at the time of death to continue receiving the reduction if the surviving spouse:

  1. Is 60 years old or older, and
  2. Continues to live in a qualifying homestead.

Shall the proposed amendment be adopted? [4]

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