Ohio Newspaper Notification of Proposed Amendments, Issue 1 (1971)

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The Ohio Newspaper Notification of Proposed Laws Amendment, also known as Issue 1, appeared on the November 2, 1971 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1] This amendment requires weekly newspaper printing of proposed laws or amendments for five consecutive weeks leading up to the election.

Election results

Ohio Issue 1 (1971)
Approveda Yes 1,645,961 64.64%

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

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[3]

Shall section 1(G) of Article II of the Constitution of the state of Ohio be amended to require newspaper advertising once a week for five consecutive weeks preceding the election in lieu of mail notice of laws, proposed laws, or proposed amendments to the Constitution and further, to eliminate the requirement that a signer of initiative, supplementary or referendum petition place on such petition the ward and precinct in which his voting residence is located?


If adopted, this amendment shall take effect January 1, 1972, and the existing section shall be repealed from such effective date.[4]

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