The Ohio Public Building Bonds Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 8, 1955 ballot in Ohio as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided for $150 million in bonds to fund a long range building program for public buildings and structures excluding highways.
| Ohio Amendment 1 (1955)|
| Yes|| 1,154,976|| 55.96%|
Election results via: Ohio Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
||Shall the proposed amendment of Article VIII of the Constitution of the state of Ohio, to provide for a long-range building program for the purpose of building public buildings structures and other public improvements, excluding highways, and for issuance of securities of the state of Ohio in the amount of $150 million to provide the funds therefor, and to provide for an excise tax on cigarettes to pay for such securities and interest thereon, be adopted?
The full text of the measure can be read here.
The measure amended Article VIII of the Ohio Constitution.
- ↑ Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, "Ohio Constitution: Table of Proposed Amendments," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Amendment and Legislation: Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Initiated Legislation, and Laws Challenged by Referendum, Submitted to the Electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ State Library of Ohio, "Proposed constitutional amendments, initiated legislation and laws challenged by referendum, submitted to the electors," accessed February 10, 2015
- ↑ Toledo Blade, "The Blade's Endorsements," November 7, 1955
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.