Ohio Majority Approval for Tax Levies, Issue 2 (1972)

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

Election results

Ohio Issue 2 (1972)
Defeatedd No2,571,51668.83%
Yes 1,164,653 31.17%

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

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

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?[4]

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