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Ohio Majority Approval for Tax Levies, Amendment 1 (1972)

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The Ohio Majority Approval for Tax Levies Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 7, 1972 ballot in Ohio as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have required any taxes passed by the Ohio General Assembly to be approved by a majority of voters before being implemented.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 1 (1972)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No2,571,51668.83%
Yes 1,164,653 31.17%

Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State

Text of measure

The question appeared on the ballot as:[4]

Shall the proposed amendment to the Constitution of the state of Ohio relative to conditions for and prohibitions on the levy of a tax on income, except a municipal income tax, or increasing the rates thereof, without the approval of a majority of the voting electors, be adopted?[5]

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