Ohio Legislative Salaries, Amendment 1 (May 1974)

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The Ohio Legislative Salaries Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the May 7, 1974 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have equalized the pay of all members of the Ohio General Assembly and other public officers.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 1 (May 1974)
Defeatedd No747,51855.00%
Yes 611,726 45.00%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

Ballot title

The question appeared on the ballot as:[4]

To amend Sections 20 and 31 of Article II of the Ohio Constitution to equalize the compensation of public officers and members of the general assembly.

Shall the proposed amendment be adopted?[5]

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The full text of the measure can be read here.

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