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.
| Ohio Amendment 1 (1972)|
|Yes|| 1,164,653|| 31.17%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The question appeared on the ballot as:
||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?
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 12, 2015
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Endorsements," November 6, 1972
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.